Siege of Fort Detroit

The Siege of Fort Detroit was an ultimately unsuccessful attempt by North American Indians to capture Fort Detroit during Pontiac's Rebellion. The siege was led primarily by Pontiac, an Odawa chief and military leader.

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... Michigan, about 10 miles (15 km) southwest of Detroit ... Ojibwas, Potawatomis, and Hurons to join him in an attempt to seize Fort Detroit ... On May 1, Pontiac visited the fort with 50 Ottawas in order to assess the strength of the garrison ...
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... what is now Lincoln Park, Michigan, about 10 miles (15 km) southwest of Detroit ... a number of Ottawas, Ojibwas, Potawatomis, and Hurons to join him in an attempt to seize Fort Detroit and drive out the British ... On May 7, Pontiac entered the fort with about 300 men, armed with weapons hidden under blankets, determined to take the fort by surprise ...

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