The Frontiersmen

The Frontiersmen

A Narrative

Paperback - 1980
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Driven from their homeland, the Indians fought bitterly to keep a final stronghold east of the Mississippi.  Savage cunning, strength, skill, and knowledge of the wilderness were their weapons, and the Indians used them mercilessly.  But they couldn't foresee the white men who would come later, men who loved the land as much as they did, who wanted it for their own.  Men who learned the Indian tricks and matched brutality for brutality.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c1980.
ISBN: 9780553257991
0553257994
Characteristics: 751 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.

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stonecanoe
Oct 22, 2014

The entire series is a must read for anyone who cares about American history. Should be required reading in our schools

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TomTee
Aug 14, 2014

What an amazing story of the settling of the mid west and the lives of incredible men, Simon Kenton and Tecumseh. It reads like a novel but the author's deep research into diaries, letters and accounts provides dialog and description in reporter-like detail.

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