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Four Months Under Arms By H.S. Nelson
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Four Months Under Arms: A Reminiscence of Events Prior to, and During the Second Riel Rebellion was written by Hugh Spence Nelson, a carpenter who was hired by the Police to build boats to transport... More > their supplies during the Resistance. The narrative of Four Months provides a quick dip into the past, ( the book is only 20 pages long) colorfully told and with historical context added as needed. Taken at face value, Four Months is a firsthand account documenting important historical events in Canadian History and cannot be faulted for its colonial biases, which are apparent to contemporary readers. Four Months was first published in Nelson, B.C. by the Nelson Daily News Printing Department in 1940 and is broken up into 18 chapters. This book, and other collections, are available for viewing and download at: http://digiport.athabascau.ca< Less