Trying to locate the family of Private John Sisk , who joined the U.S. Army along with hundreds of other soldiers of the Kentucky Militia, to fight in the Northwest Indian Wars. He was in service from January 1, 1790 until he was killed October 22, 1790. (His service might have been longer but I currently don't have earlier records.) He was listed as “killed October 22, 1790” towards the end of a disastrous deadly/bloody battle with Indians that began on October 19, 1790. The end came for Private John Sisk on October 22, 1790, when Chief Little Turtle ambushed Gen. Harmar's army and soundly defeated them.
Since this soldier's record shows he was owed $25.00 when he died, (see pdf attached to Sisk-712) perhaps there's another record showing who received it.
He's from Kentucky, where my Sisk family line lived in 1790. I've been searching their records for any mention of this John Sisk, but have found nothing so far.
Hoping to find a family for this unfortunate soldier.