R. H. Williams An epic of the wild frontiers in Kansas and Texas
This incredible autobiography of a truly outstanding 19th century adventurer, is made even more remarkable because this young Englishman had experi..
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..
James Pike With the Texas Rangers Against the Indians of the South West and With the 4th Ohio Cavalry During the American Civil War High adventure against Indian tribes and Confederate forces
Although every eyewitness account is important some, by virtue of the unusual and highly daring nature of the events described, are truly..
Joseph Mills Hansom Captain Grant Marsh, and the Riverboats of the American Civil War and Plains Indian Wars A great river and those who sailed it
This well known and highly regarded classic of the opening up of the American West concentrates on the great rivers of North America and the Missouri in partic..
Abbie Gardner-Sharp The Raid of the Santee Sioux Against the Iowa Frontier Settlements, 1857 The last Indian raid in Iowa
The winter of 1856-7 was a particularly severe one in Iowa, with prolonged heavy snowfall across the region. In March 1857 a chronic shortage of game and other food per..
Cyrus Townsend Brady The Conflicts on the Eastern Frontiers With Indian Tribes and the British During the 18th Century The Bloody years of the birth of a nation
The inexorable drive westward was to be the course of the American nation until it had firmly established itself from the Atlantic to the Pacific. For many..
Royal B. Stratton The Capture & Captivity of Two Young American Women in the 1850s by the Apache Indians The incredible story of the girl with the face tattoo
The story of the Oatman girls, Olive and Mary Ann, is one of the most famous accounts of the abduction of white women by indigenous Indians in ..
Cyrus Townsend Brady Battles on Land and Sea from the American war of Independence, the North West Indian War, the Wars with France and Tripoli and the War of 1812 Volume 2 of the American Fights and Fighters series
Cyrus Brady's, 'Fights and Fighters' series became popular after its fourth volume, Indian Fights and Fighters captured the public imagination an..
Samuel E. Chamberlain Experiences in the Mexican War 1846-48 and on the South Western Frontier From soldier to wagon master to scalp hunter
Chamberlain left Boston as a mere youth and joined the United States Army. He became a soldier in the 1st US Dragoons and determined to become the very ..