Washington recognized his achievement had been gained without support from the regular army in men or funds. Highway 31 over the Ohio River at Louisville Kentucky. Springfield Ohio by Charles Keck at the site of the Battle of Piqua.
Afterwards he led militia in the opening engagements of the Northwest Indian War but was accused of being drunk on duty. Clark died of a stroke on February 13 1818. George Rogers Clark (November 19 1752 – February 13 1818) was a soldier from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War.