River of Blood

River of Blood Author William W. Johnstone
ISBN-10 9780786036042
Release 2017-03-28
Pages 320
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THE GREATEST WESTERN WRITERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY America’s most popular Western novelists continue their bold new series featuring Breckenridge Wallace, a big, strong, fierce kid fighting for a home in the towering Rocky Mountains... HE FOLLOWED THE CALL OF THE WILD. KILLERS FOLLOWED HIM. Breck Wallace was turning into a true mountain man on the American frontier. As a teenager in Tennessee he killed in self-defense, then left behind a woman he loved. With a gun and trap lines he is learning how to survive in the Rockies, braving the punishing elements, ruthless outlaws, and forging an uneasy peace with the Indians. But as dangerous as life is, nothing is worse than a powerful man with a murderous grudge. Breckenridge has left two such men in his past—and they both send cold-blooded killers for hire after him. Now the young frontiersman must fight a whole new kind of enemy—armed with his courage, strength, and raw skills with knife and gun... Also Available in Audiobook



A Line in the Sand River of Blood

A Line in the Sand  River of Blood Author Richard Brighton
ISBN-10 9781456752224
Release 2011-05-10
Pages 632
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These are the collected stories of People of the Tribes, People of the Nations, settlers and those Texians, who were defenders at the Alamo. They speak of how all paths converge. The footsteps of the hesitant meet those of the brave and any day is but a moment- when a person is faced with making a stand. These stories show what led to the battle of the Alamo; and they are written in the manner in which they were told- to be read like campfire stories when the shadows of the day blend into the darkness of night. It is here where Spirits live and travelers seek their destiny.



A Texas Ranger And Frontiersman The Days Of Buck Barry In Texas 1845 1906

A Texas Ranger And Frontiersman  The Days Of Buck Barry In Texas 1845 1906 Author James Buckner Barry
ISBN-10 9781786254436
Release 2015-11-06
Pages 215
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“Although Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were more celebrated, Buck Barry did as much or more to tame the Old Southwest. During a long and useful life he was a professional soldier, stock farmer, sheriff, and member of the legislature. His memoirs are never dull, and no wonder. In 1845 young James Buckner Barry joined the newly formed Texas Rangers and for the next twenty years his life was one of unremitting activity and danger. These pages show him fighting outlaws and Indians from the Red River to the Rio Grande. He served in the Mexican and Civil wars, coming out as a lieutenant colonel. Then he confronted the daily perils of ranching in Bosque County, Texas. Peace officer, legislator, “he served his people well even to the neglect of his private advantage.” Such is the tribute of the historian James K. Greer, who edited Buck Barry’s private papers and reminiscences and shaped them into this book.”-Print ed.



The Final Frontiersman

The Final Frontiersman Author James Campbell
ISBN-10 0743453131
Release 2004
Pages 303
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Campbell chronicles his cousin's amazing life and adventures in the wilds of Alaska, creating a powerful, real-life epic of triumph and tragedy.



Never Come to Peace Again

Never Come to Peace Again Author David Dixon
ISBN-10 9780806145013
Release 2014-05-15
Pages 384
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Prior to the American Revolution, the Ohio River Valley was a cauldron of competing interests: Indian, colonial, and imperial. The conflict known as Pontiac’s Uprising, which lasted from 1763 until 1766, erupted out of this volatile atmosphere. Never Come to Peace Again, the first complete account of Pontiac’s Uprising to appear in nearly fifty years, is a richly detailed account of the causes, conduct, and consequences of events that proved pivotal in American colonial history. When the Seven Years’ War ended in 1760, French forts across the wilderness passed into British possession. Recognizing that they were just exchanging one master for another, Native tribes of the Ohio valley were angered by this development. Led by an Ottawa chief named Pontiac, a confederation of tribes, including the Delaware, Seneca, Chippewa, Miami, Potawatomie, and Huron, rose up against the British. Ultimately unsuccessful, the prolonged and widespread rebellion nevertheless took a heavy toll on British forces. Even more devastating to the British was the rise in revolutionary sentiment among colonists in response to the rebellion. For Dixon, Pontiac’s Uprising was far more than a bloody interlude between Great Britain’s two wars of the eighteenth century. It was the bridge that linked the Seven Years’ War with the American Revolution.



The Frontiersmen

The Frontiersmen Author Allen W. Eckert
ISBN-10 9781931672818
Release 2011-01-01
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The frontiersmen were a remarkable breed of men. They were often rough and illiterate, sometimes brutal and vicious, often seeking an escape in the wilderness of mid-America from crimes committed back east. In the beautiful but deadly country which would one day come to be known as West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, more often than not they left their bones to bleach beside forest paths or on the banks of the Ohio River, victims of Indians who claimed the vast virgin territory and strove to turn back the growing tide of whites. These frontiersmen are the subjects of Allan W. Eckert's dramatic history.Against the background of such names as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone, Arthur St. Clair, Anthony Wayne, Simon Girty and William Henry Harrison, Eckert has recreated the life of one of America's most outstanding heroes, Simon Kenton. Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero.Yet there is another story to The Frontiersmen. It is equally the story of one of history's greatest leaders, whose misfortune was to be born to a doomed cause and a dying race. Tecumseh, the brilliant Shawnee chief, welded together by the sheer force of his intellect and charisma an incredible Indian confederacy that came desperately close to breaking the thrust of the white man's westward expansion. Like Kenton, Tecumseh was the paragon of his people's virtues, and the story of his life, in Allan Eckert's hands, reveals most profoundly the grandeur and the tragedy of the American Indian.No less importantly, The Frontiersmen is the story of wilderness America itself, its penetration and settlement, and it is Eckert's particular grace to be able to evoke life and meaning from the raw facts of this story. In The Frontiersmen not only do we care about our long-forgotten fathers, we live again with them.



Franciscan Frontiersmen

Franciscan Frontiersmen Author Robert A. Kittle
ISBN-10 9780806158396
Release 2017-05-18
Pages 296
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Pious and scholarly, the Franciscan friars Pedro Font, Juan Crespí, and Francisco Garcés may at first seem improbable heroes. Beginning in Spain, their adventures encompassed the remote Sierra Gorda highlands of Mexico, the deserts of the American Southwest, and coastal California. Each man’s journey played an important role in Spain’s eighteenth-century conquest of the Pacific coast, but today their names and deeds are little known. Drawing on the diaries and correspondence of Font, Crespí, and Garcés, as well as his own exhaustive field research, Robert A. Kittle has woven a seamless narrative detailing the friars’ striking accomplishments. Starting with a harrowing transatlantic voyage, all three traveled through uncharted lands and found themselves beset by raiding Indians, marauding bears, starvation, and scurvy. Along the way, they made invaluable notes on indigenous peoples, flora and fauna, and prominent eighteenth-century European colonial figures. Font, the least celebrated of the three, recorded the daily events of the 1775–76 colonizing expedition of Juan Bautista de Anza while serving as its chaplain. Font’s legacy includes some of the earliest accurate maps of California between San Diego Bay and San Francisco Bay. Garcés, an itinerant missionary, developed close relationships with Indians in Sonora and California. He learned their languages and lived and traveled with them, usually as the only white man, and brokered dozens of peace agreements before he was killed in a Yuma uprising. Crespí, who traveled up the California coast with Father Junípero Serra, kept meticulous journals of an expedition to reconnoiter the San Francisco Bay area, the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, and the northern reaches of California’s central valley. This enthralling narrative elevates these Spanish friars to their rightful place in the chronicle of American exploration. It brings their exploits out of the shadow of the American Revolution and Lewis & Clark expedition while also illuminating encounters between European explorers and missionaries and the American Indians who had occupied the Pacific coast for millennia.



Frontiersmen in Blue

Frontiersmen in Blue Author Robert Marshall Utley
ISBN-10 0803295502
Release 1981
Pages 384
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Frontiersmen in Blue is a comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Between 1848 and 1865 the men in blue fought nearly all of the western tribes. Robert Utley describes many of these skirmishes in consummate detail, including descriptions of garrison life that was sometimes agonizingly isolated, sometimes caught in the lightning moments of desperate battle.



Glory River

Glory River Author Cameron Judd
ISBN-10 9781466826694
Release 1998-04-15
Pages 313
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In the tradition of Louis L'Amour's Sackett series, the Underhill novels chronicle the dramatic saga of one man's life--a life that follows the days of the early American frontier, of the men and women who came together as friends, family, and enemies, and of the pioneers who pushed westward into the raging violence of the Indian wars. His name was Bushrod Underhill, a son of the Cumberland mountains, inheritor of a pioneer spirit and a restless soul. Raised by a French-born Indian trader among the Cherokees and Creeks, Bushrod left the dark mountains of the American Southesast for the promise of an open frontier. But in the era of the Natchez Trace and Louisiana Purchase, a storm of violence was waiting for Bushrod across the mighty Mississippi. Now, what separated Bushrod from those around him was a strange gift given by an old slave, a young man's daring to take on any fight, and the skill to walk away alive...



Frontiersmen

Frontiersmen Author Anthony Clayton
ISBN-10 9781135363888
Release 2002-01-04
Pages 264
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Since 1950, there has been almost continuous military unrest in Africa. This study offers an overview of warfare in this period, examining a military tradition that ranges from the highly sophisticated electronic, air and armour fighting between South Africa and Angola-Cuban forces, to the spears and machetes of the Rwandan genocide. The author explores two themes: first, that warfare in North Africa has principally been a matter of identity and secondly, that warfare south of the Sahara is comparable with that of pre-colonial Africa - conflicts of frontiersmen trying to extend their control over land and resources. Exploring liberation campaigns, civil wars, ethnic conflicts and wars between nations, this study provides an authoritative military history of Africa over half a century.



What Western Do I Read Next

What Western Do I Read Next Author Wayne Barton
ISBN-10 078764479X
Release 1999-08-01
Pages 628
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What Western Do I Read Next? describes and indexes approximately 1,900 titles published between 1989 and 1998, providing access to information genre readers need to select their next best read: title, series, author, publisher, characters, locale, time period, plot summary and similar authors.



The Frontiersmen of New York Showing Customs of the Indians Vicissitudes of the Pioneer White Settlers and Border Strife in Two Wars

The Frontiersmen of New York  Showing Customs of the Indians  Vicissitudes of the Pioneer White Settlers  and Border Strife in Two Wars Author J.R. Simms
ISBN-10 9785878037655
Release 1882
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Finn Burnett frontiersman

Finn Burnett  frontiersman Author Robert Beebe David
ISBN-10 UOM:39015053255983
Release 1936
Pages 378
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Charles C Rich Mormon General and Western Frontiersman

Charles C  Rich  Mormon General and Western Frontiersman Author Leonard J. Arrington
ISBN-10 UOM:39015026096696
Release 1974
Pages 386
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Biography of Charles Coulson Rich (1809-1883), son of Joseph Rich and Nancy O'Neal and grandson of Thomas and Ann Rich. He became a Mormon convert in 1832, became "... a leader of Mormon defensive forces in Missouri, Illinois and Utah; a leader of colonizing parties in Iowa, Idaho and California." He became a member of the Council of Twelve and was active in politics in both Idaho and Utah. He was born in Kentucky and died in Paris (near Bear Lake), Idaho.



Frontiersman

Frontiersman Author Abner Blackburn
ISBN-10 UVA:X002195401
Release 1992
Pages 309
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A Texas Ranger and Frontiersman

A Texas Ranger and Frontiersman Author James Buckner Barry
ISBN-10 UOM:39015002675455
Release 1932
Pages 254
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Indian Wars and Famous Frontiersmen

Indian Wars and Famous Frontiersmen Author Augustus Lynch Mason
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433081750576
Release 1904
Pages 618
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