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Captain John Miller's Fort (Virginia)

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Captain John Miller's Fort (Virginia)

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Surnames: Miller, Washington, Harper, Lewis, Preston
Captain John Miller's Fort (VA) - Temporary French & Indian War defense built for George Washington in 1756. It stood on Jackson's River between Matthew Harper's Fort and Fort Dinwiddie 18 miles from either. Major Andrew Lewis ordered Captain William Preston to march 60 fresh militia there November 23, 1756. Located in present Bath County (Draper MSS Preston Papers IQQ137).

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