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..
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..
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..
Ernest Cruikshank, Henry U. Swinnerton & Isaac A. Chapman
Three Accounts of the American War of Independence: The Story of Butler’s Rangers and the Settlement of Niagara by Ernest Cruikshank, The Story of Cherry Valley by Henry U. Swinnerton & Wyoming Valley a Sketch of Its Early Annals by Isaac A. Chapman
Loyalist rangers of the American War of Independence
br> It is, perhaps, in the the character of the American Rangers of the eighteenth century that they would be perceived in entirely different w..
George H. Pettis
Against Confederates and Hostile Indians During the American Civil War
On the South Western Frontier
The California Column
Frontier Service During the Rebellion
Kit Carson’s Fight With the Comanche and Kiowa I
Union men against rebels and Indians in the South West
The story of the California Column is one of the most remarkable of the American Civil War. Whilst the war was one of a nation divided, each s..
Billy Dixon & Edward Campbell
Scout, Plainsman & Buffalo Hunter
Life and Adventures of “Billy” Dixon
by Billy Dixon
The Battle of Adobe Walls
by Edward Campbell Little
Two essential accounts of the south western plains in frontier days
This special edition book contains two works—‘Billy’ Dixon’s remarkable autobiography of his life on the south western plains of ..
G. O. Shields & Edmond Stephen Meany
Two Accounts of Chief Joseph and the Defeat of the Nez Percé
The Battle of Big Hole
Chief Joseph, the Nez Percé
A great Indian chief and giant of the history of the western frontier
Many of the names of the leaders of the tribes of native American Indians of the nineteenth century have become known to the en..
Lydia Spencer Lane & Lodisa Frizzell
Two Accounts of American Women on the Western Frontier
I Married a Soldier or Old Days in the Old Army
Across the Plains to California in 1852 Journal of Mrs. Lodisa Frizzell
The accounts of two women of the West in the 1850s
The Great Plains evoke the very essence of the wild American frontier. In reality, beyond the ‘settled and civilised’ eastern seaboard lay a great..