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Kegley's Virginia frontier : the beginning of the Southwest; the Roanoke of colonial days, 1740-1783

Author: F B Kegley; Southwest Virginia Historical Society.
Publisher: Roanoke, Va. : Southwest Virginia Historical Society, 1938.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of Virginia during part of the 18th century. Discusses relations with Indians, the French and Indian War, and frontier life.
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Kegley, F.B. (Frederick Bittle), 1877-1968.
Kegley's Virginia frontier.
Roanoke, Va., Southwest Virginia Historical Society, 1938
(OCoLC)574856025
Online version:
Kegley, F.B. (Frederick Bittle), 1877-1968.
Kegley's Virginia frontier.
Roanoke, Va., Southwest Virginia Historical Society, 1938
(OCoLC)630879091
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F B Kegley; Southwest Virginia Historical Society.
OCLC Number: 1536295
Description: xxxvi, 786 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1. The Virginia frontier from the beginning of the colony to the year 1740. Advances below the mountains --
Beginnings beyond the mountains --
Part 2. New frontier advances, 1740-1760. Settlements on James River and on the Roanoke --
Community life on the James and on the Roanoke --
Part 3. The southwest frontier in the French and Indian War. Preparation for war --
Events of 1756 : attacks and counter attacks --
The war drags on --
The Cherokee Expedition and the close of the war --
Part 4. The settlements, 1760-1770. Continued disturbances in the settlements --
New life on the Roanoke --
Progress in the James River settlements --
Part 5. Community development in Botetourt County, 1770-1783. A new county is organized --
The town of Fincastle, a village community --
The James River communities in Botetourt County --
Community buildings on the Roanoke --
Aid from Botetourt in the defense of the Virginia frontier, 1774-1783.
Other Titles: Virginia frontier.
Responsibility: by F.B. Kegley ; introduction by Samuel M. Wilson.

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A comprehensive history of Virginia during part of the 18th century. Discusses relations with Indians, the French and Indian War, and frontier life.

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