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). This books brings back to you the days of... Daniel Boone... Simon Kenton... Lewis Wetzel... the Girty brothers... Sam McColloch... Betty Zane, etc. "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.
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Border Wars of the Upper Ohio Valley is the story of the Trans-Allegheny Movement in the quarter-century from 1769-1794. It embraces the area of the present United States from western Pennsylvania to the Mississippi, from the Great Lakes southward into Tennessee. The story of this westward movement begins with the emigration of the Zane family from the South Branch of the Potomac River, from their home near Moorefield, in present Hardy County, West Virginia, to the mouth of Wheeling Creek in the panhandle of that state, and concludes with Anthony Wayne's victory over the confederated Indian tribes at Fallen Timbers.William Hintzen's book brings back the days of Daniel Boone, the Zane family (founders of Wheeling), Simon Kenton, Lewis Wetzel (Death Wind, as the Indians knew him), the 1777 seige of Fort Henry, the Girty brothers, Sam McColloch, Betty Zane's dash for gunpowder, the remarkable Wetzel family, Sam Brady, George Rogers Clark, and Mad Anthony Wayne's final victory at Fallen Timbers.About the Author:
William Hintzen is the author of The Heroic Age: Tales of Wheeling's Frontier Era.
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Book Description Jesse Stuart Foundation, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1931672733
Book Description Jesse Stuart Foundation, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111931672733
Book Description Jesse Stuart Foundation, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. reprint edition. 390 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1931672733