Girty 1741-1818 had lived with the Natives most of his life. He accompanied native raids against Americans, spied deep into enemy territory, and was influential in convincing the tribes to fight for the British. Yet in canada, girty is regarded as a Loyalist hero, and a historic plaque marks the site of his homestead on the Ontario side of the Detroit River.
Simon Girty: Wilderness Warrior Quest Biography #ad - In U. S. The americans declared Girty an outlaw. History books he is a villain even worse than Benedict Arnold. During the american revolution and the border conflicts that followed, Simon Girty’s name struck terror into the hearts of U. S.
Lewis Wetzel: The Renowned Virginia Ranger and ScoutBadgley Publishing Company #ad - He has left it up to you, the reader, to decide. Used book in Good Condition. Other indians, upon hearing that scream, would know that one of their own had just met his end at the hands of the best woodlands warrior that ever lived. He is a true american icon, but is he a hero or a villain? Almost all of the early settlers considered him a hero because he vowed to "kill any Indian" who crossed his path and in doing so deterred the Indians from striking the settlements.
. They claim lewis wetzel did everything in his power to prevent peace between the Indians and the settlers so he could keep on killing with impunity. Others of the time considered him a barbarous, psychotic murderer for killing innocent Indians, including women and children and thus incited the Indians to warfare against the growing population of whites.
Lewis Wetzel: The Renowned Virginia Ranger and Scout #ad - Lewis wetzel, a famous scout and ranger on the early American frontier just west of the Appalachian Mountains. Deathwind" is what the indians called lewis Wetzel for whenever he made a kill, he would throw back his head and let out a scream of hatred, rage and defiance that echoed throughout the hills. The author of this book wrote the story of Lewis Wetzel in almost novel-like form which makes for very interesting reading and he attempts to keep the middle ground as to whether Wetzel was a hero or a villain.
Blood on the Ohio: Frontier Tales of TerrorCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Poor woman who is tomahawked and scalped lives long enough to give birth to a healthy child tragedy of the killing of amos wood and his son kentucky the glass farm tyranny the purdy family butchered in their cabin indian retaliation the Moravian Massacre - The First Actor in the Tragedy, The Last Victim of Vengeance Tales from Harrison County, West Virginia Neil Washburn's First Scalp The Mystery Indian Girl Warning The Execution of the Crow Sisters Early Cincinnati Ohio, A Dangerous Place A Tomahawk For the Brave Teen Boys Murder Their Captors and the Mystery of the Bag of Gold Capture and Escape of Moses Hewitt Adventures of Neil Washburn Ambushed, with Death Cheated by Mother's Milk The Escape and Rescue of "Hannah the Witch.
Used book in Good Condition. Carnage on an Ohio River Keel Boat Mrs. The revolution disrupts the fragile peace with the shawnee resulting in renewed Attacks on the Kentucky Frontier Hamilton the "Hair Buyer" Sends Out War Parties to the Kentucky Frontier Settlements The attack on Fort Henry in Present Day Wheeling, West Virginia.
Blood on the Ohio: Frontier Tales of Terror #ad - Wife and small child Tomahawked and Scalped The Slaying of Mr. The capture and harrowing rescue of john wetzel tecumseh, witnesses the burning of a Captive The Horrific Story of the Murder and Torture of the Moore Family Carnage on Hacker's Creek West Virginia Four Children Murdered, Scalped and Bodies Placed to Form a Cross.
The second siege of fort henry, west Virginia Fight to the Death with a Giant Home Invasion in Harrison County, W. V. Forgotten stories of bravery and heroism.
White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery And Vengeance in Colonial AmericaDa Capo Press #ad - A nightmarish retreat followed. When, after terrible hardships, the raiders finally returned to safety, they were hailed as heroes by the colonists, and their leader was immortalized as "the brave Major Rogers. But the abenakis remembered Rogers differently: To them he was Wobomagonda--"White Devil. Used book in Good Condition.
Francis, slaughtering its sleeping inhabitants without mercy. A fast-moving tale of courage, hardship, cruelty, and savagery. Pittsburgh post-gazettein north america's first major conflict, known today as the French and Indian War, France and England--both in alliance with Native American tribes--fought each other in a series of bloody battles and terrifying raids.
White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery And Vengeance in Colonial America #ad - No confrontation was more brutal and notorious than the massacre of the British garrison of Fort William Henry--an incident memorably depicted in James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans. That atrocity stoked calls for revenge, and the tough young Major Robert Rogers and his "Rangers" were ordered north into enemy territory to exact it.
On the morning of october 4, 1759, Rogers and his men surprised the Abenaki Indian village of St.
Bloody Mohawk: The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York's FrontierBlack Dome Press #ad - Oriskany, andrustown a line of battle sites and destroyed settlements, colonial and native american, smoldered the length of the Mohawk Valley by war s end, German Flats, Cherry Valley, Canajoharie, Cobleskill, Unadilla, all the way to the Finger Lakes region where the great towns of the Seneca Indians lay in ruins in the wake of Washington s reprisals for the Wyoming Valley raid.
Used book in Good Condition. Then, wrenched apart by brutal political partisanship, the very social and cultural diversity of the Mohawk corridor made the upheavals when they finally came as violent and pitiless as anywhere. The fury of the war increased year by year in the Mohawk Valley, escalating to total war and near-genocide.
. Streaming with colonial traffic, the mohawk river valley earlier in the 18th century had become a place where the core ethnic groups of an emerging nation Native Americans, English, Palatine Germans, Dutch, Scots-Irish, and Highland Scots met in commerce and partnership and relative peace and security.
It didn t have to be that way. Through 1763, culminating with the french & Indian War, a series of colonial conflicts between the French and British raged along the North American frontiers. In the american revolution, patriots wrenched the Mohawk Valley from British interests and the Iroquois nations at fearsome cost.
Bloody Mohawk: The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York's Frontier #ad - This sweeping historical narrative chronicles events instrumental in the painful birth of a new nation from the Bloody Morning Scout and the massacre at Fort William Henry to the disastrous siege of Quebec, the lopsided Battle of Valcour Island, the horrors of Oriskany, and the tragedies of the Pennsylvania Wyoming Valley massacre and the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition s destruction of the Iroquois homeland.
When the fighting was over, the valley lay in ruins and as much as two-thirds of its population lay dead or had been displaced.
Simon Kenton Unlikely Hero: Biography of a FrontiersmanKaren Meyer #ad - Simon’s influence on the events of his day can be gauged by the men he counted as friends—the daring military leader George Rogers Clark, fellow frontiersman Boone, and the renegade Simon Girty, whom settlers loved to hate. Bravely facing gauntlets and tortures, Kenton earned great respect from the Shawnee, and admiration from the pioneers.
When george rogers clark led the daring attack on British Kaskaskia, Kenton played a key role. When captured and tortured by Shawnee Indians, Simon showed remarkable courage and endurance. When general "mad anthony" wayne led an army in the Northwest Indian War, Captain Kenton headed the crew of one hundred scouts.
Simon Kenton Unlikely Hero: Biography of a Frontiersman #ad - They also carried Chief Logan's eloquent speech to the peace negotiations. His narrow escapes from Shawnee Indians rivaled those of his famous friend, Daniel Boone. When his friend daniel boone fell from a Shawnee bullet, Simon lifted him like a sack of grain and carried him to safety. When tecumseh and his brother the Prophet gathered Indians for a final effort to regain their lands, Kenton rode to investigate rumors and kept the nation advised.
Never one to run away from danger, frontiersman Simon Kenton used his scouting skills to aid them whenever he could. When tecumseh joined forces with the british in the War of 1812, Simon, though not a young man, rode with the Kentucky militia as an advisor. Used book in Good Condition.
The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early AmericaHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - It is the first book in years to paint a sweeping picture of the Eastern frontier, combining vivid storytelling with the latest research to bring to life modern America’s tumultuous, uncertain beginnings. Houghton Mifflin. But before custer or lewis and clark, before the first Conestoga wagons rumbled across the Plains, it was the East that marked the frontier—the boundary between complex Native cultures and the first colonizing Europeans.
Here is the older, darker history of a time when the land between the Atlantic and the Appalachians was contested ground—when radically different societies adopted and adapted the ways of the other, wilder, while struggling for control of what all considered to be their land. The first frontier traces two and a half centuries of history through poignant, a mixed-blood interpreter trying to straddle his white and Native heritage, mostly unheralded personal stories—like that of a Harvard-educated Indian caught up in seventeenth-century civil warfare, and a Puritan woman wielding a scalping knife whose bloody deeds still resonate uneasily today.
The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Frontier: the word carries the inevitable scent of the West.
The Border Wars of the Upper Ohio Valley: 1769-1794Precision Shooting, Incorporated #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Betty Zane, etc. Written by a noted historian, this piece chronicles the bloody 25 years that was the winning of the Eastern Frontier, centered at Fort Henry known today as Wheeling, West Virgina. Used book in Good Condition. Simon Kenton. The Girty brothers. This books brings back to you the days of.
. Sam McColloch. Lewis Wetzel. In a time and place where uncommon heroism and courage were commonplace. No lover of the history of heroic men and woman will want to put this book down unfinished. Daniel Boone. Used book in Good Condition.
The Frontiersmen: A NarrativeJesse Stuart Foundation #ad - Against the background of such names as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone, Arthur St. Used book in Good Condition. They were often rough and illiterate, sometimes brutal and vicious, often seeking an escape in the wilderness of mid-America from crimes committed back east. Like kenton, and the story of his life, in allan Eckert's hands, Tecumseh was the paragon of his people's virtues, reveals most profoundly the grandeur and the tragedy of the American Indian.
Researched for seven years, The Frontiersmen is the first in Mr. Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero.
No less importantly, its penetration and settlement, The Frontiersmen is the story of wilderness America itself, and it is Eckert's particular grace to be able to evoke life and meaning from the raw facts of this story. Yet there is another story to The Frontiersmen. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter and scout.
The Frontiersmen: A Narrative #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. Eckert's "the Winning of America" series. Tecumseh, the brilliant shawnee chief, welded together by the sheer force of his intellect and charisma an incredible Indian confederacy that came desperately close to breaking the thrust of the white man's westward expansion.
Deathwind of the BorderPremium Press America #ad - Author irv lampman grew up on the small farms and villages of Wisconsin. He was known as "deathwind of the border" because of his dedication and ferocity in the pursuit of Native American Indians and sadistic white renegades -- known as Gargoyles. Wetzel's skill with a long rifle and tomahawk was unmatched; he had near perfect aim and was even able to reload while running after his target.
He has harbored a love and talent for the freedom of the frontier, country music, and a good tale. He was a compatriot of Jonathan Zane ancestor of famed novelist Zane Grey. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition. Wetzel was one of America's first notable pioneers. Irv states that "the human imagination, when under control, is one of the greatest gifts.
Deathwind of the Border #ad - . And in the deepest recesses of my being, I have a story to tell. Used book in Good Condition. Historical novel based on the life and times of one of America's greatest frontiersmen responsible for opening up the Ohio River country, Lew Wetzel.
The Story of Early Ohio: Indians, Frontiersmen, Pioneers, Statesmen and WarBadgley Publishing Company #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Badgley publishing company has taken the contents of his book, added more material and illustrations and re-created this historically significant work in an effort to preserve his story and make it available to the public again. The story of early ohio from the days of the Mound Builders to the Victorian Age.
Houghton Mifflin. This book is a wonderful, intriguing look at the history of the Great State of Ohio and those who called it home. A story of the men and women who participated in these events along with the suffering and hardships faced by all in a struggle to keep their home or in their quest to find a better life for themselves and their descendants.
The Story of Early Ohio: Indians, Frontiersmen, Pioneers, Statesmen and War #ad - This is a story of the people who lived in what is now the Great State of Ohio during those times. A story of the native americans who were there before the coming of the white settlers and a story of the savage raids and battles fought in the struggle to gain or retain control of this rich, vast territory.
In 1897, a novelist who was born in martins ferry, ohio, william Dean Howells, to show the love of his native state and provide people with its history, authored the book “Stories of Ohio”. Used book in Good Condition.