Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870

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Frederick Drimmer
Courier Corporation, 1961 - History - 378 pages
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Among the pioneering men and women who pushed westward across America in search of new lands and new lives, a certain number lived through incredible ordeals as captives of the Indians. Those who survived and recorded their stories left a legacy of eyewitness narratives that defy belief. Fifteen of these dramatic firsthand accounts are reprinted here from rare volumes and old manuscripts.
  

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User Review  - Anna Crosby - Goodreads

Loved it! Very unexpectedly fun to read! I picked it up in history class and couldn't put it down. I love the different takes on Indian life - both good and bad. Read full review

Review: Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870

User Review  - Andrea Drummond - Goodreads

I was hoping for at least a couple of stories where the captives liked their new Indian families so it's a little one-sided, but still an interesting glimpse into a part of American history. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTIONZ Captured by the Indians
9
JAMES SMITH
25
THOMAS BROWN
61
MOSES VAN CAMPEN
105
JOHN KNIGHT
119
JOHN TANNER
142
CHARLES JOHNSTON
183
JOHN RODGERS JEWITT
216
ELIAS DARNELL
256
JOHN w B THOMPSON
272
LAVINA EASTLICK
314
FANNY KELLY
330
NOTES
371
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