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

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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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What can I say about the "firsthand accounts" aside from they were captivating! The tales ranged from a few, short pages to one recount which was approximately forty. I primarily found this book ... Read full review

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Incredible book....I'm reading it for the 4th time.....mezmorizing stories

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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