Mississinewa 1812 Battlefield

Mississinewa 1812, Mississinewa Battlefield, Mississinewa 1812 Battlefield, War of 1812, Grant County Indiana, Marion Indiana, 1812 battle site

The Mississinewa Battlefield was the site of the first victory of the United States Army during the War of 1812, on December 17-18, 1812. A 600-man mounted force led by Lt. Col. John B. Campbell attacked and destroyed four British-allied Indian villages. Site of the annual Mississinewa 1812 living history event. Located 7 miles North of Marion on State Road 15.