CONQUEST OF THE COUNTRY NORTHWEST OF THE RIVER OHIO 1778-1783, AND LIFE OF GEN. GEORGE ROGERS CLARK (2 Volumes, Complete) ; With Numerous Sketches of Men Who Served Under Clark and Full List of Those Allotted Lands in Clark's Grant for Service in the Campaigns Against the British Posts, Showing Exact Land Allotted Each

Indianapolis, Indiana: Bowen-Merrill, 1897. Hardcover. This two volume work is considered the "Introductory Volumes to English's History of Indiana". Volume I: 586 pp.;Volume II: 600 pp. Two brick-red quartos of pebbled cloth, with gilt-design to front boards, and gilt lettering to spines. Light wear to extremities, particularly to spine caps. 3 1/2" horizontal tear to Volume I front free endpaper. Over 125 illustrations. Tightly bound and solid copy! Very Good. Item #73022

Volume I Chapters include: 1): "History of the Conquest of the Country Northwest of the Ohio Necessarily Includes the Life of General George Rogers Clark"; 2): Early Home and Boyhood Days of George Rogers Clark; 3): From The Delivery of the Gunpowder in Kentucky in the Winter of 1776-7, to the Authorization of the Illinois Campaign, January 2, 1778; 4): From the Authorization of the Illinois Campaign to the Arrival at the Falls of The Ohio; 5:) At the Falls of The Ohio; 6): From Corn Island to the Capture of Kaskaskia; 7): From the Capture of Kaskaskia to the Vincennes Campaign;
8): Lieutenant-Governor Hamilton's Campaignr Against Vincennes; 9): Virginia Hears The News of Clark's Success and Takes Action Thereon; 10): Preparing for the Campaign against Hamilton -- the Departure from Kaskaskia and March to Vincennes; 11): Capture of Fort Sackville and Vincennes; Chapter 12): Important Events on the Wabash, February 1779; 13): Killing of Colonel Clark's Messenger and Capture of Important Papers.

Volume I Chapters include: 14): The Captivity of Lieutenant-Governor Hamilton and other British Officers and Soldiers Sent to Virginia as Prisoners;
15): Colonel Clark Returns to the Falls of Ohio -- Condition of Affairs There; 16): Contemplated Campaign Against Detroit in 1781 -- Lochry's Defeat;
17): Bad Condition of American Affairs in Kentucky and the Illinois; 18): All Prospect of the British Conquering the Colonies Terminates with Surrender of Cornwallis; 19): Clark Relieved from Military Service, Retires Disappointed and Distressed; 20): Wabash and Miami Indians Encouraged by the British, Become Hostile to the Americans -- Campaign Against Them Determined Upon; 21): Clark's Grant -- The Officers and Soldiers of the Illinois Regiment, and the Land Allotted to Each; 22): The Latter Years of General Clark's Life and His Death; 23): Burial Place of George Rogers Clark -- Location of the Graves...; 24): Additional Sketches of Men Who Served Under George Rogers Clark; 25): Some Historical Incidents Connected with Clark's Grant; 26): Brothers and Sisters of George Rogers Clark.

Price: $200.00

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