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Title An account of the remarkable occurrences in the life and travels of Col. James Smith…
Author Smith, James
Date 1799
Document Type Rare Book
Region Ohio; Pennsylvania
Keywords captivity narrative, Native Americans, customs, war, weapons, travel, encampment, clothing, hunting, army
Theme Native Americans; Military Encounters
Publisher John Bradford
Place of Publication Lexington, (Ky.)
Additional Information Full title: "An account of the remarkable occurances in the life and travels of Col. James Smith: (now a citizen of Bourbon County, Kentucky) during his captivity with the Indians, in the years 1755, ’56, ’57, ’58, and ’59, in which the customs, manners, traditions, theological sentiments, mode of warfare, military tactics, discipline and encampments, treatment of prisoners, &c. are better explained, and more minutely related, than has been heretofore done, by any author on that subject: together with a description of the soil, timber and waters, where he traveled with the Indians during his captivity, to which is added a brief account of some very uncommon occurrences, which transpired after his return from captivity, as well as of the different campaigns carried on against the Indians to the westward of Fort Pitt, since the year 1755."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3849
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue