A collection of histories and first hand narratives
There are few more famous or evocative characters in the history of the American south-west frontier period than the Comanche war chief, Quanah P..
Dan W. Roberts
Mrs. D. W. Roberts
Two Accounts of the Early Days of the Texas Rangers by a Married Couple—Rangers and Sovereignty by Dan W. Roberts & A Woman’s Reminiscences of Six Years in Camp with the Texas Rangers by Mrs. D. W. Roberts
Married life with the Texas Rangers on the old frontier
Accounts of the lives of the Texas Rangers and of the early frontier days of the untamed American South-West are never less than fascinating...
James O. Pattie, Timothy Flint & Zenas Leonard
The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie, of Kentucky by Timothy Flint & Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard 1831-1836 by Himself
A special two-books-in-one edition containing two classic accounts of the early Westerners
This good value Leonaur edition combines the personal narratives of two of those unique early Americans wh..
Osborne Russell & Nathaniel J. Wyeth
American Trappers & the Oregon Expeditions of the Early 19th Century—Journal of a Trapper or Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains 1834-1843 by Osborne Russell & Journal of Captain Nathaniel J. Wyeth’s Expeditions to the Oregon Country by Nathaniel J.
Two accounts of early western exploration
This special Leonaur edition has been created for those readers interested in the lives of the American trappers and explorers of the early nineteenth cent..
J. W. Fortescue
a History of the British Army During the French and Indian Wars
War among the forests, mountains and lakes of North America
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume hist..
The Ute War: a History of the White Thomas F. Dawson and F. J. V. Skiff, E. V. Sumner & Thomas Sturgis
The Ute War: a History of the White River Massacre by Thomas F. Dawson and F. J. V. Skiff, Besieged By the Utes: the Massacre of 1879 by E. V. Sumner & The Ute War of 1879 by Thomas Sturgis
The last war cry of the Utes of Colorado
The conflict between the White River Ute Indians of Colorado and the United States Army was the last Indian conflict in the region. In 1879, the Utes were a..
Robert McReynolds & Alexander Majors
Two First Hand Accounts of the American ‘Wild West’ Frontier During the 19th Century—Thirty Years on the Frontier by Robert McReynolds & Seventy Years on the Frontier by Alexander Majors
Two outstanding Western lives in one special edition
The history of the frontier region of the United States of America in the pre and post American Civil War period—the ‘Wild West’—has always fasc..
Elinore Pruitt Stewart
The Collected Correspondence of a Woman Settler on the American Frontier — Letters of a Woman Homesteader & Letters On an Elk Hunt
An authentic voice from the western frontier
Elinore Pruitt Stewart is renowned for her books ‘Letters of a Woman Homesteader’ and its sequel ‘Letters on an Elk Hunt,’ both of which are included in..
Thomas Teakle & R. A. Smith
Two Accounts of the Santee Sioux Attack on the Iowa Settlements in 1857—The Spirit Lake Massacre by Thomas Teakle & A History of Dickinson County, Iowa (Extract) by R. A. Smith
Scarlet Point’s raid in Iowa
In March 1857, after a particularly severe winter, a band of fourteen starving, renegade Wahpekute Santee Sioux led by Scarlet Point (Inkpaduta) descended on the settle..
Henry Smith; C. R. Green; Benjamin Drake; Black Hawk; Frances and Almira Hall by William Edwards & Frank Everett Stevens
The Expedition Against the Sauk and Fox Indians 1832 by Henry Smith; Sac and Fox Indians in Kansas; Mokohoko’s Stubbornness by C. R. Green; The Great Indian Chief of the West: or, Life and Adventures of Black Hawk by Benjamin Drake; Autobiography of Ma-Ka
Indian warfare in Illinois and Wisconsin
The Black Hawk War of 1832 was typical of 19th century confrontations between the United States government and Native-American tribes in as much as it was v..
Linai T. Helm & J. Seymour Currey
The Potawatomi Indians & the U. S. Army During the War of 1812—The Fort Dearborn Massacre by Linai T. Helm and The Story of Old Fort Dearborn (extract)
Massacre in Illinois during the War of 1812
Fort Dearborn was a frontier outpost in Illinois Territory where the city of Chicago now stands. The early history of the United States of America was of..
William Atherton, Elias Darnell & E. A. Cruikshank
Three Accounts of the Disastrous Michigan Campaign During the War of 1812
Narrative of the Suffering & Defeat of the North-Western Army Under General Winchester
by William Atherton
by Elias Darnell
Harrison and Procter: The River Raisin
by E. A. Cruik..
A Military History of Pontiac’s War, 1760-1765
The burning frontier in 18th century America
Following the defeat of France at the culmination of the Seven Years War, the colonists, their militia and British regiments serving in America had yet ..
John G. Bourke
A Collection of Classic Works on the Apache, Zuni, Moquis and Pueblo Native American Indian Tribes
Seminal works on the tribes of the South West by one of its earliest authorities
The author of this book is a well known and highly regarded author on the history of the American south-west during ..
Reuben T. Durrett, Bennett H. Young, Henry T. Stanton & George W. Ranck
Warfare on the Kentucky Frontier Between Settlers and the British & Their Loyalist, Indian & Renegade Allies, 1782
A bloody episode of the Kentucky border
By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the Br..