Stranger and a Sojourner:passage Peter Caulder, Free Black Frontier Arkansas (c) (Google eBook)

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University of Arkansas Press
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Contents

PROLOGUE
xvii
Catfish Creek
1
Rifleman
17
Stranger at Belle Point
35
Army Guide
55
Fort Smith
83
Black Yeoman in Arkansas Territory
111
Keeper of a Severe Pack of Dogs
133
Sojourning in Southern Missouri
195
Epilogue
211
APPENDIX A
223
APPENDIX B
235
APPENDIX C
275
NOTES
283
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY
325
INDEX
339

Plush Times and the Storm
165

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Page 27 - American army, and that he is to repair, as soon as possible, to the camp before Boston. This appointment will have a great effect in cementing and securing the union of these colonies. The continent is really in earnest, in defending the country. They have voted ten companies of riflemen to be sent from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, to join the army before Boston.
Page 27 - These are an excellent species of light infantry. They use a peculiar kind of musket, called a rifle. It has circular or [?] grooves within the barrel, and carries a ball with great exactness to great distances.

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