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Dunmore's War : the last conflict of America's colonial era

Author: Glenn F Williams
Publisher: Yardley, Pa. Westholme Publishing [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Concluding six months before the first shots at Concord, the war along the Virginia frontier that had a profound effect on the course of the coming American Revolution.

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Named Person: John Murray of Dunmore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn F Williams
ISBN: 9781594161667 1594161666
OCLC Number: 992488417
Description: xviii, 393 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Our customs differing from yours : cultural friction and conflict on the frontier --
Extraordinary occurrences : intercolonial boundaries and Indian relations --
A war is every moment expected : increasing frontier violence --
Trained to martial exercise : escalating violence and the militia law --
The present exigence : military mobilization --
The warlike nation of the Cherokee : one conflict avoided --
The drums beat up again : partial mobilization becomes general --
On his majesty's service : the militia prepares --
Equal to any troops : the militia accepts the challenge --
To hold themselves in readiness : the militia marches --
A hard fought battle : point pleasant --
The treaty of Camp Charlotte and beyond --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: Wakatomika expedition, July 26 --
August 2, 1774 order of battle --
Appendix B: Battle of point pleasant, October 10, 1774 order of battle.
Responsibility: Glenn F. Williams.

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