Tecumseh (1768-1813) attempted to unite the Indian peoples from Canada to Florida against the encroachment of white settlers, but the defeat of his brother Tenskwatawa.
"The Prophet", at the battle of Tippecanoe in November 1811 by Governor W. H. Harrison, largely destroyed the confederacy built up by Tecumseh. He was commissioned a brigadier general in the British army during the War of 1812, and died in battle.
Why is Tecumseh famous?
Tecumseh was a North American Indian chief of the Shawnee.