Follow the River
Mary Ingles was twenty-three, happily married, and pregnant with her third child when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement in 1755 and kidnapped her, leaving behind a bloody massacre. For months they held her captive. But nothing could imprison her spirit. With the rushing Ohio River as her guide, Mary Ingles walked one thousand miles through an untamed wilderness no white woman had ever seen. Her story lives on -- extraordinary testimony to the indomitable strength of one pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her own people.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sraelling - LibraryThing
Harrowing tale of one woman's grit and tenacity. Begins with the Shawnee raid on the English settlement, her capture (including her two young boys, sister-in-law and another male neighbor), continues ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GrannyNanny - LibraryThing
Outstanding book! If it wasn't a true story it would be hard to believe! To be captured by Indians and having them take your two sons and having to leave your baby daughter so you could escape is ... Read full review