William Henry Harrison
Origin of Tippecanoeafter Tippecanoe, with reference, refer to Harrison's victory in the battle: popularized in 1840 presidential campaign slogan, “Tippecanoe and Tyler too,” referring also to John Tyler
river in N Ind. flowing southwest into the Wabash: scene of a battle (1811) in which U.S. forces under William Henry Harrison defeated a band of Tecumseh's warriors: c. 180 mi (290 km)
Origin of Tippecanoeearlier Kithtipecanunk from Miami Kitapkwanunk (exact form uncertain ), literally , buffalo-fish place
A river, about 360 km (225 mi) long, rising in northeast Indiana and flowing generally southwest to the Wabash River. Gen. William Henry Harrison defeated the Shawnee in the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811).