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Posted October 09. 2013 11:37AM

Hinsdale man writes book about possible ancestor, little-known story from American Revolution

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Before Maj. Butterfield could finish building the fort, it was attacked by a group of indigenous people under British leadership in 1776 and he surrendered it "rather quickly." The mission in Canada was soon aborted and Maj. Butterfield was court-martialed for having surrendered the fort.