On October 19, 1781, General Charles Cornwallis surrendered British forces to General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, effectively ending the Revolutionary War.
Only it didn’t end.
On the frontier, far beyond the cities and towns of the colonies, the war continued, in skirmishes large and small, for months thereafter.
In war-torn Kentucky, a man who’d become a legend in his own time struggled to salvage his relationship with his son while protecting his family and community from a fierce coalition of elite British Rangers and Indian warriors . . . a man named Daniel Boone.
The Battle of Blue Licks occurred on August 19, 1782. This clash on a gently sloping hill in the territory of Kentucky became known as the last battle of the Revolution.