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Journal of Fort Delaware By Arthur Wyllie
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This is the journal of Isaac Handy. He was a minister from Virginia who visited some friends in Maryland in June 1863. He was arrested for having for having undisclosed attitudes and sent to Fort... More > Delaware prison where he was kept until 1865. A fascinating look at daily life in one of the Unions worse prisons.< Less
With Sacred Honor By William T. Johnson
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Solomon is a Stockbridge Indian in an English mission town in the mid-18th century. He spends his youth learning trades, immersing himself in the life of the woods, providing for his fellow... More > villagers, and becoming adept at bridging white and Indian ways. He courts the beautiful Catherine, only to have her vanish from his life just as their love begins to blossom. Then, the outbreak of hostilities between the English and French completely upturns Solomon's town and his world, and he is suddenly thrust into the role of scout for Hobbs' Company of Rangers. With Sacred Honor follows Solomon and his companions as they trek through the wilderness of North America, fighting the French and their Indian allies. They stand together against death, mayhem, and a crazed and murderous British officer. Johnson's engaging tale resonates with authenticity; the realities of life in colonial America come alive, and the reader is drawn into a universe of smoke and gunfire, courage and cowardice, romance and redemption.< Less
Trowel and Arrow: Ancient Appalachia Indians By Rick Connolly
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This book’s primary focus is on ancient people of the Allegheny, Cumberland, Blue Ridge, and Smoky Mountains of Appalachia; and the Ohio Valley of the Allegheny Plateau. The stories are passed... More > down through the generations of descendants. The group names of the people are appropriate to the era. The book includes synopsis of archaeology sites in Appalachia. It is written from the casual point of view of simply the curious. Chapters: •Spirit People, Religion, Stone Walls Story, Starburst Path, Bean Tree People, Sneak Attack, Tallige-wi, Ocanahonon, Conestoga, Chaouanon & Loup, Calicuas & Monetons, Allegheny Delaware, Canaragay, Southern Appalachian Summit, Siouan Sites, Fort Ancient, Bluestone Phase, Blennerhassett Phase , Feurt Phase, Lewis Old Town 46MS57 A.D. 1260-1360, Transitional and Late Prehistoric, Archaeology (950-1550 CE), Horticulturalists, Wood Phase, Parkline Phase, Montane Mound Builders, The Long Hunt, The Lost Colony.< Less