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History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania : with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men

Author: Franklin Ellis
Publisher: Philadelphia : L.H. Everts & Co., 1882.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Ellis
OCLC Number: 6718154
Description: 841 pages, [170] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter I. Historic ground of Fayette --
location, boundaries, and topography --
Chapter II. The works and relics of an extinct people --
Chapter III. The Indian occupation --
Chapter IV. The French and Indian claims to the Trans-Allegheny region --
George Washington's visit to the French forts in 1753 --
Chapter V. French occupation at the head of the Ohio --
Washington's campaign of 1754 in the Youghiogheny Valley --
Chapter VI. Braddock's expedition in 1755 --
Chapter VII. Capture of Fort Du Quesne --
Erection of Fort Burd --
Chapter VIII. Settlement of the county --
Chapter IX. Dunmore's War --
Chapter X. The Revolution --
Chapter XI. The Revolution (continued) --
Chapter XII. Pennsylvania and Virginia territorial controversy --
establishment of boundaries --
slavery and servitude --
Chapter XIII. Erection of Fayette county --
establishment of courts --
county buildings --
Chapter XIV. The bar of Fayette county --
Fayette civil lists --
county societies --
Chapter XV. The Whiskey Rebellion --
Chapter XVI. Fayette county in the War of 1812-15 and Mexican War --
Chapter XVII. War of the Rebellion --
Fayette's first companies, eighth and eleventh reserves --
Chapter XVIII. War of the Rebellion (continued) --
Chapter XIX. War of the Rebellion (continued) --
Chapter XX. War of the Rebellion (continued) --
Chapter XXI. War of the Rebellion (continued) --
Chapter XXII. Economic geology --
iron, coal, and coke --
Chapter XXIII. Internal improvements --
population --
Histories of boroughs and townships --
Uniontown borough --
Connellsville borough and township --
Brownsville borough and township --
Bridgeport borough and township --
Bullskin township --
Dunbar township --
Franklin township --
Georges township --
German township --
Henry Clay township --
Jefferson township --
Luzerne township --
Menallen township --
North and South Union townships --
Nicholson township --
Perry township --
Redstone township --
Salt Lick township --
Springfield township --
Springhill township --
Stewart township --
Upper and Lower Tyrone township --
Washington township --
Wharton township --
Biographical --
Illustrations.
Responsibility: edited by Franklin Ellis.

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