All articles in this category were taken from "Battles of the American revolution, 1775-1781," written by Henry B. Carrington, published in the Centennial year 1876. Henry Beebee Carrington (March 2, 1824 – October 26, 1912) was a lawyer, professor, soldier, and prolific author. Carrington was an active anti-slavery Whig, and helped organize the Republican Party in 1854. He was an officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and in the Old West during Red Cloud's War. A noted engineer, he constructed a series of forts to protect the Bozeman Trail, but suffered a major defeat at the hands of the warchief Red Cloud. Read entire Wikipedia article.