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Battles and Leaders East of the Mississippi

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Volume 1, No. 2

Format: Paperback, 188 pages
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 1-882810-80-5
eBook: Not available at this time
Published: 2000

18 photos, maps, illustrations, chapter endnotes, book reviews, index

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About this Book

This issue is dedicated to battles and leaders of the early United States east of the Mississippi River. Eastern battles remain the most obscure in the history of the Indian conflicts, and those fought in the "Old Southeast" are the most obscure of all. This issue includes the following topics:

  • Editor's Forward
  • Prelude to Horseshoe's Bend: The Battles of Emuckfaw and Enotochopco
  • "The Carnage was Dreadful": The Battle of Horseshoe Bend
  • The Blackhawk War Reconsidered: A New Interpretation of its Causes and Consequences
  • William Clark's Journal of Maj. Gen. Anthony's Wayne's 1794 Campaign Against the Indians in Ohio
  • "'Fighting the Flames of a Merciless War': Secretary of War Henry Knox and the Indian War in the Old Northwest," 1790-1795
  • The Battle of Fallen Timbers: An Historical Perspective
  • Interview: A Conversation with Archaeologist G. Michael Pratt
  • Captain Albert Barnitz and the Battle of the Washita: New Documents, New Insights
  • Features: The Tippacanoe Battlefield and Museum
  • The Indian Wars: Organizational, Tribal, and Museum News
  • Thomas Online: A Beginner's Guide to Indian Wars Research on the Web
  • Book Reviews
  • Index