Facts and Events
Draper MSS, Volume 29, Series Jp18 Birds Expeddition - Ruddles and Martins Forts Taken 1780 From Mrs. Rhoda Ground, Warren County, Kentucky. Trans. Form 325393, October 1844, Icde.
Ruddles station taken June __ 1780 - The Indians first came and attacked the station, were repulsed. Sometime afterward they caime again, with canon and attacked, with the canon. An old man Goodnight was killed - Simon Girth and Miajah Calloway were with the enemy. Capt. Ruddles family - John Longs family consisting of himself, wife and five children, John Conaway, wife and seven children -- one of the latter a small boy was scalped, John Denton, wife and one daughter, recollects and perhaps other children; also a family of Sellars.