Stories of Indian Attacks during the Revolutionary War, Part III
1777. Indian Troubles around Boonesboro, Kentucky.
Colonel Daniel Boone built a fort as a defense against the Indians. In 1777, the Governor of Virginia raised a company in Bedford County, Virginia under Captain Charles Watkins for the purpose of being sent to Kentucky to assist the inhabitants who were engaged in combat with the Indians. The company consisted of fifty men. They were promised forty shillings per month.