What with the website coming back from the dead, and the 238th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence, there are a few things to celebrate this week. 

We hope your Fourth of July is filled with laughter, good food and general merriment.

Over the years Osprey has given the War of Independence some pretty solid treatment, But in two months time, we'll be looking at a slightly different facet - the prelude to the war.

Campaign 273, Point Pleasant 1774 is available to pre-order now. It explores the October campaign led by Lord Dunmore and Colonel Lewis against the Shawnee and Mingo tribes in the Scioto valley. 

When advance copies of this book arrive at Osprey towers, we would love to be able to give away a free copy. So we're posing a quick trivia question. Those who answer correctly , on the blog or on our Twitter & Facebook feeds, will be entered into a prize draw.

So, the question is as follows: Which famous military leader's father was killed at the Battle of Point Pleasant? 

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Michael Kazich @ Osprey posted on 11 Jul 2014 15:26:00
Hi all,

We\'ve done the prize draw and the winner is...

tarawa90! Congratulations!

Please could you email your postal details to the marketing@ospreypublishing.com inbox.

Many thanks,

Michael K
Michael Kazich @ Osprey posted on 9 Jul 2014 17:20:00
Hi all,

We\'ll be announcing the winner on Friday. To make up for the typo (very sorry for those of you chasing elusive grandfathers on Google!) we will be running another little competition tomorrow - keep your eyes peeled!

Michael K
Il collezionista posted on 6 Jul 2014 19:09:00
So, finally who has won?
Alessio posted on 5 Jul 2014 12:24:00
Tecumseh\'s father.
Paintybeard posted on 4 Jul 2014 20:53:00
What? There were some actual casualties at Point Pleasant?
pepe2013 posted on 4 Jul 2014 20:36:00
Tecumseh\'s father
pepe2013 posted on 4 Jul 2014 20:35:00
The mothman of Point Pleasant XD
tarawa90 posted on 4 Jul 2014 18:01:00
I saw the question last night, and I\'m like \"Well Tecumseh\'s father was killed at Point Pleasant but not his grandfather.\" Thought it might be William Henry Harrison, Grant\'s grandfather, also picked up on the Thomas Buford thing, though he\'s not John Buford\'s (of Gettysburg fame) grandfather, may be a great uncle though. But it\'s really Tecumseh, oh well, should\'ve checked back with the forum earlier.
tarawa90 posted on 4 Jul 2014 18:00:00
I saw the question last night, and I\'m like \"Well Tecumseh\'s father was killed at Point Pleasant but not his grandfather.\" Thought it might be William Henry Harrison, Grant\'s grandfather, also picked up on the Thomas Buford thing, though he\'s not John Buford\'s (of Gettysburg fame) grandfather, may be a great uncle though. But it\'s really Tecumseh, oh well, should\'ve checked back with the forum earlier.
merkava72 posted on 4 Jul 2014 15:15:00
It was Tecumseh\'s father. Do you know how long I googled Point Pleasant and Civil War figures\' grandfathers?
.George Washington posted on 4 Jul 2014 14:23:00
Sorry, it was Tecumseh\'s father.
.George Washington posted on 4 Jul 2014 14:22:00
I believe it was Thomas Buford, related to the Union General. But please do some more Revolutionary War CAMS from 1775-1783. There are plenty to choose from. I would love to see:
George Rogers Clark\'s Campaign 1778-79
Savannah 1779
Charleston and Camden 1780
King\'s Mountain and Cowpens 1780-81
Pensacola 1781
Battle of the Saintes 1782
Il collezionista posted on 4 Jul 2014 11:44:00
Ok, now it\'s all clearer!
Pucksinwah, father of Tecumseh, was killed.
Michael Kazich @ Osprey posted on 4 Jul 2014 11:19:00
There has been a slight edit to the blog post - those who have already given an answer look it over and have another go ;)

Thanks,

Michael K
Il collezionista posted on 4 Jul 2014 09:09:00
I don\'t know the answer (probably Grant?), but I\'m happy the same because today is my birthday!
It would be fantastic to have a present from Osprey!
I hope I\'ll be lucky, so I say Grant!
CMB posted on 4 Jul 2014 04:55:00
Dang! This is a tough one!
I know Tecumseh\'s father was killed at Point Pleasant, but I can\'t think of a famous military leader\'s grandfather who was killed here.
kuvaszsleepybear posted on 4 Jul 2014 04:36:00
And just why didn\'t you do anything for 1 July CANADA DAY eh??LOL.
Colin G. Upton posted on 4 Jul 2014 04:02:00
Robert E Lee
If I am correct could I choose another book as I already have the Point Pleasant book on order, pre-paid!
Thanks!

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