A Western Pioneer (volume 1); Or,incidents Of The Life And Times Of Rev. Alfred Brunson Embracing A…

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byAlfred Brunson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... raised one hundred and fifty men; among the Winnebagoes, one hundred and fifty; and among the Sties and Foxes, three hundred. Little Crow's father commanded the Sioux, and the son, then eighteen years old, accompanied him. Dixon told these Indiana that the Yankees were great cowards, but rich in spoils; that one Indian could whip five Yankees, and that they would be loaded with money and goods. They traveled round the head of Lake Michigan, to Malden, where they demanded to be led at once against the Yankees. Proctor, the British General, wished to delay a little, to get ready for some grand movement, with his new allies, but they would not be detained; they had come to fight and plunder, and do it they would, or go home." Proctor was unwilling to lose such a body of new recruits, but he dreaded to attack Fort Meigs again, where, but a few months previous, he had been so badly whipped. Presuming that the little stockade at Lower Sandusky would bo full of stores, and have but few men, he determined to try his luck at that; but, to avoid suspicion, he must make a feint at Fort Meigs, thinking to draw troops from the little fort, and thus weaken it. But Harrison understood his designs, and knowing that Meigs was safe, sent no troops to strengthen it. Alter a short skirmish at the old fort, Proctor sent tho Indians through the Maumee Swamp, while his regulars went in boats to the mouth of Carrying 1liver, and some around into Sandusky Bay and river, with some artillery. "But such was the defeat they met with, that the Indians became disheartened, and disgusted with tho deceptions that had been played upon them, and having lost at least one hundred in killed, and a large number wounded, they left the British, refusing to go to Malden for their presents, alleging that...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... raised one hundred and fifty men; among the Winnebagoes, one hundred and fifty; and among the Sties and Foxes, three hundred. Little ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217910432

ISBN - 13:9780217910439

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