Siege of Bryan's Station and The Battle of Blue Licks: Warfare on the Kentucky Frontier Between Settlers and the British & Their Loyalist, Indian & Renegade Allies, 1782

3.5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780857066794: Siege of Bryan's Station and The Battle of Blue Licks: Warfare on the Kentucky Frontier Between Settlers and the British & Their Loyalist, Indian & Renegade Allies, 1782

A bloody episode of the Kentucky border

By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the British. The frontier settlements of Kentucky lay at the farthest reaches of European expansion, far away from the principal towns and cities of the established states, on the eastern seaboard of the continent. This was the frontier of its day where isolated farms, stockades, forts and villages were constantly in peril of attack by Indian tribes, their white allies and the British. Bryan's Station (sometimes called Bryant's Station) was a fortified settlement of forty cabins founded in 1775 on the Elkhorn Creek. It withstood attack on several occasions but in 1782, ten months after Cornwallis had surrendered at Yorktown, it came under siege by Canadian British forces under Caldwell, the renegade Simon Girty and 300 Shawnee Indians. The event was notable for an outstanding feat of bravery by the women of the settlement-which is of course recounted here in detail. When the besiegers discovered that relief was on its way in the form of the local militia they withdrew. After a pursuit of some 60 miles the British and their allies turned and lay in ambush. The combat that followed, known as the Battle of Blue Licks was disastrous for the Americans who lost 83 killed or captured for negligible loss among their enemy. Despite warnings from the veteran frontiersman Daniel Boone, who was with them, the militia blundered into the ambush losing nearly half their number including Boone's son, Israel, and the expedition's commanders, Todd and Trigg. Boone barely escaped on horseback, abandoning the body of his son who was mortally wounded in the neck. The engagement, the worse defeat suffered by Kentuckians during the war effectively ended the conflict in the east.
Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket; our hardbacks are cloth bound and feature gold foil lettering on their spines and fabric head and tail bands.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 30.78
US$ 18.40

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 7.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Durrett, Reuben T., Young, Bennett H., Stanton, Henry T.
Published by LEONAUR
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Phatpocket Limited
(Waltham Abbey, HERTS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LEONAUR. Book Condition: New. New. Book is new and unread but may have minor shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-E-016-01126

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.62
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Reuben T Durrett
Published by Leonaur Ltd (2011)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Leonaur Ltd, 2011. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780857066794

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Durrett, Reuben T.
Published by LEONAUR (2016)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LEONAUR, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780857066794_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.92
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Durrett, Reuben T.
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Item doesn't include CD/DVD. Bookseller Inventory # 2820482

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Reuben T Durrett, Bennett H Young, Henry T Stanton
Published by Leonaur Ltd, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Leonaur Ltd, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 145 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. A bloody episode of the Kentucky border By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the British. The frontier settlements of Kentucky lay at the farthest reaches of European expansion, far away from the principal towns and cities of the established states, on the eastern seaboard of the continent. This was the frontier of its day where isolated farms, stockades, forts and villages were constantly in peril of attack by Indian tribes, their white allies and the British. Bryan s Station (sometimes called Bryant s Station) was a fortified settlement of forty cabins founded in 1775 on the Elkhorn Creek. It withstood attack on several occasions but in 1782, ten months after Cornwallis had surrendered at Yorktown, it came under siege by Canadian British forces under Caldwell, the renegade Simon Girty and 300 Shawnee Indians. The event was notable for an outstanding feat of bravery by the women of the settlement-which is of course recounted here in detail. When the besiegers discovered that relief was on its way in the form of the local militia they withdrew. After a pursuit of some 60 miles the British and their allies turned and lay in ambush. The combat that followed, known as the Battle of Blue Licks was disastrous for the Americans who lost 83 killed or captured for negligible loss among their enemy. Despite warnings from the veteran frontiersman Daniel Boone, who was with them, the militia blundered into the ambush losing nearly half their number including Boone s son, Israel, and the expedition s commanders, Todd and Trigg. Boone barely escaped on horseback, abandoning the body of his son who was mortally wounded in the neck. The engagement, the worse defeat suffered by Kentuckians during the war effectively ended the conflict in the east. Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket; our hardbacks are cloth bound and feature gold foil lettering on their spines and fabric head and tail bands. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780857066794

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Henry T. Stanton
Published by Leonaur Ltd
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 20
Seller
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Leonaur Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. 148 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.7in. x 0.7in.A bloody episode of the Kentucky borderBy 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the British. The frontier settlements of Kentucky lay at the farthest reaches of European expansion, far away from the principal towns and cities of the established states, on the eastern seaboard of the continent. This was the frontier of its day where isolated farms, stockades, forts and villages were constantly in peril of attack by Indian tribes, their white allies and the British. Bryans Station (sometimes called Bryants Station) was a fortified settlement of forty cabins founded in 1775 on the Elkhorn Creek. It withstood attack on several occasions but in 1782, ten months after Cornwallis had surrendered at Yorktown, it came under siege by Canadian British forces under Caldwell, the renegade Simon Girty and 300 Shawnee Indians. The event was notable for an outstanding feat of bravery by the women of the settlement-which is of course recounted here in detail. When the besiegers discovered that relief was on its way in the form of the local militia they withdrew. After a pursuit of some 60 miles the British and their allies turned and lay in ambush. The combat that followed, known as the Battle of Blue Licks was disastrous for the Americans who lost 83 killed or captured for negligible loss among their enemy. Despite warnings from the veteran frontiersman Daniel Boone, who was with them, the militia blundered into the ambush losing nearly half their number including Boones son, Israel, and the expeditions commanders, Todd and Trigg. Boone barely escaped on horseback, abandoning the body of his son who was mortally wounded in the neck. The engagement, the worse defeat suffered by Kentuckians during the war effectively ended the conflict in the east. Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket; our hardbacks are cloth bound and feature gold foil lettering on their spines and fabric head and tail bands. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9780857066794

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Reuben T Durrett, Bennett H Young, Henry T Stanton
Published by Leonaur Ltd, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Leonaur Ltd, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 145 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.A bloody episode of the Kentucky border By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the British. The frontier settlements of Kentucky lay at the farthest reaches of European expansion, far away from the principal towns and cities of the established states, on the eastern seaboard of the continent. This was the frontier of its day where isolated farms, stockades, forts and villages were constantly in peril of attack by Indian tribes, their white allies and the British. Bryan s Station (sometimes called Bryant s Station) was a fortified settlement of forty cabins founded in 1775 on the Elkhorn Creek. It withstood attack on several occasions but in 1782, ten months after Cornwallis had surrendered at Yorktown, it came under siege by Canadian British forces under Caldwell, the renegade Simon Girty and 300 Shawnee Indians. The event was notable for an outstanding feat of bravery by the women of the settlement-which is of course recounted here in detail. When the besiegers discovered that relief was on its way in the form of the local militia they withdrew. After a pursuit of some 60 miles the British and their allies turned and lay in ambush. The combat that followed, known as the Battle of Blue Licks was disastrous for the Americans who lost 83 killed or captured for negligible loss among their enemy. Despite warnings from the veteran frontiersman Daniel Boone, who was with them, the militia blundered into the ambush losing nearly half their number including Boone s son, Israel, and the expedition s commanders, Todd and Trigg. Boone barely escaped on horseback, abandoning the body of his son who was mortally wounded in the neck. The engagement, the worse defeat suffered by Kentuckians during the war effectively ended the conflict in the east. Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket; our hardbacks are cloth bound and feature gold foil lettering on their spines and fabric head and tail bands. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780857066794

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Durrett, Reuben T.
Published by LEONAUR (2017)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 8
Print on Demand
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LEONAUR, 2017. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # 085706679X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Reuben T. Durrett; Bennett H. Young; Henry T. Stanton
Published by LEONAUR (2011)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description LEONAUR, 2011. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Bookseller Inventory # GM9780857066794

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.23
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Reuben T Durrett
Published by Leonaur Ltd (2011)
ISBN 10: 085706679X ISBN 13: 9780857066794
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Leonaur Ltd, 2011. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780857066794

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.44
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book