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Timeline of Tecumseh's life.

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March 1768 (?): best estimate of his birth, near the Scioto River at either Chillicothe or "Kispoko Town" in south-central Ohio.

1774: Tecumseh's father killed in Battle of Point Pleasant.

August 1810: stormy confrontation with William Henry Harrison during negotiations at Vincennes.

November 7, 1811:  In Tecumseh's absence, his brother allows the Indian forces to be maneuvered into a disastrous battle with US troops.

1812: appointed a briadier-general in the British army, Tecumseh leads his weakened Indian forces against the Americans in repeated battles.

Oct. 5, 1813: killed in Battle of the Thames.

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