Ohio History Journal

Journal of Ensign William Schillinger 51

Journal of Ensign William Schillinger  51







The original manuscript of this Journal

was brought to the attention of the Editor by

Mr. James A. Green, a life member of the

Society, whose contributions have appeared in

previous issues of the Quarterly.

Mr. Green has for years been deeply inter-

ested in the history of Ohio and the Northwest

Territory. He has made a special study of the

career of William Henry Harrison who was

born in Virginia, but who throughout his public

career was very actively identified with the

Northwest Territory and later became the first

President of the United States elected from


This Journal, which throws considerable

light on the War of 1812 as seen by a soldier,

appears for the first time in print. The intro-

duction by Mr. Green is well timed and illu-