Ohio Valley Historical Series: Miscellanies, Volume 7, Part 1

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R. Clarke & Company, 1871 - Ohio River Valley - 162 pages
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Page 80 - And now I've closed my epic strain, I tremble as I show it, Lest this same warrio-drover, Wayne, Should ever catch the poet.
Page 62 - BUSHY-RUN. To which are annexed MILITARY PAPERS, CONTAINING Reflections on the War with the Savages; a Method of forming Frontier Settlements; some Account of the INDIAN Country; with a List of Nations, Fighting Men, Towns, Distances, and different Routs.
Page 80 - CHACE^ an HEROICK POEM IN THREE CANTOS. Written at New York, 1780. By the late MAJOR ANDRE, with explanatory notes, by the Editor. *' The man who fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day," Said Butler in his deathless lay. "But he who is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again," As wisely thought good General Wayne.
Page 77 - TANEYHILL (RH) The Leatherwood God: an account of the Appearance and Pretensions of Joseph C. Dylks in Eastern Ohio, in 1826.
Page 18 - He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and was a class-leader when Dylks made his appearance; which station he had held uninterruptedly for over twenty years.
Page 78 - HALL (James.) Legends of the West. Sketches illustrative, of the Habits, Occupations, Privations, Adventures, and Sports of the Pioneers of the West. 12mo. 2 00 HALL (James.) Romance of Western History; or, Sketches of History, Life, and Manners in the West.
Page 70 - 56, '57, '58, and '59. In which the Customs, Manners, Traditions, Theological Sentiments, Mode of Warfare, Military Tactics, Discipline, and Encampments, Treatment of Prisoners, etc., are better explained -and more minutely related than has been heretofore done by any author on that subject.
Page xxi - At the lower end of the falls is the deserted village of Clarksburgh (Clarksville), in which General Clark himself resides. I had the pleasure of seeing this celebrated warrior at his lonely cottage seated on Clark's Point. "This point is situated at the upper end of the village and opposite the lower rapid, commanding a full and delightful view of the falls, particularly the zigzag channel which is only navigated at low water.
Page xxii - General Clark has now become rather frail and helpless but there are the remains of great dignity and manliness in his countenance, person and deportment, and I was struck with perhaps a fancied likeness to the great and immortal Washington.
Page 62 - Esq: Colonel of Foot, and now brigadier general in America. Including his transactions with the Indians, relative to the delivery of their prisoners, and the preliminaries of peace. With an introductory account of the preceding campaign, and battle at Bushy-Run.

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