Friday, March 20, 2015

X-16. Indian-Settler Conflicts: Bus. Rt. 19 two miles west of Tazewell. Nearby to the south, an early conflict occurred in the upper Clinch River Valley, when Indians attacked and killed John Henry, his wife and their children on 8 September 1774. Additional conflicts took place during this period, including a March 1782 Indian attack on the house of James Maxwell that killed two of his daughters.

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