Simon Girty: the outlaw
"White Renegade" Simon Girty, a white man who deserted the American garrison at Fort Pitt during the Revoutionary War to serve the British as liason to the Ohio Indians, all the while encouraging and actively participating in many raids and expeditions against the white settlements in Virginia and Kentucky alongside his Indian allies, becoming a well respected warrior and ally of the native tribes in the Ohio Country, particularly among the Shawnee and the Wyandots and was a major figure in the history of Ohio and the Old Northwest.
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