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History of the Battle of Point Pleasant

Virgil Anson Lewis

History of the Battle of Point Pleasant

fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia) Monday October 10th, 1774 : the chief event of Lord Dunmore"s war

by Virgil Anson Lewis

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Published by C. J. Carrier Co. in Harrisonburg, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Point Pleasant, Battle of, W.Va., 1774.,
  • Lord Dunmore"s War, 1774.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Virgil A. Lewis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE83.77 .L68 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5249905M
    LC Control Number75322385

    HISTORY OF THE BATTLE OF POINT PLEASANT [WEST VIRGINIA]. Fought Between White Men and Indians at the Mouth of the Great Kanawha River (Now Point Pleasant, West Virginia) Monday, October 10th, The Chief Event of the Lord Dunmore's War. Virgil . Monument at Point Pleasant Photo by: Gridge Creative Commons It happened one fateful day in , October 10 to be exact. The Shawnee, together with some friends from the Mingo Tribes, decided to attack Virginian military under Colonel Andrew Lewis to stop them from invading Ohio Country. The plan of Lewis was to march into.

    Point Pleasant Monument State Park web site "Manufactured History": Re-Fighting the Battle of Point Pleasant, article about the historical debate over whether the Battle of Point Pleasant should be considered a battle of the American Revolutionary War. "The Battle Song of the Great Kanawha", online exhibit from the Blue Ridge Institute about a ballad which recounted the battle.   Eric, et al: I did find a couple of other Pt. Pleasant titles: "History of the Battle of Point Pleasant - Fought Between White Men and Indians - at the Mouth of the Great Kanawha River (Now Point Pleasant, West Virginia) - Monday October 10th, - The Chief Event of Lord Dunmore's War" by Virgil A. Lewis & originally published in

      Most frontier battles were brief, but The Battle of Point Pleasant was different, according to Dr. Kevin Barksdale, a professor of American history at Marshall University. “It was a fairly lengthy battle for what it was, a 3 to 4 hour battle, at least,” Barksdale said. Add tags for "History of the Battle of Point Pleasant: fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia) Monday October 10th, the chief event of Lord Dunmore's war". Be the first.


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Southern Historical Press, Inc. Genealogical Book Publishers. Cart: 0 Items; Checkout Search. Home; Shop. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant; History of the Battle of Point Pleasant. $ QTY. By: Virgil Lewis, Pub. pages, hard. History of the battle of Point Pleasant, fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River now Point Pleasant, West Virginia Monday, October 10th, Reviews: 2.

His book, History of the Battle of Point Pleasant, discusses Point Pleasant's place in history but never states outright that it was not a battle of the Revolution. The following is the text of a speech found in Lewis's collected papers and believed to.

which the Battle of Point Pleasant was the first conflict waged by the American Colonists in defense of the Colonies, wherein they met in battle the allies of the English, the great federated Indian tribes, commanded by Chief Cornstalk. The Battle of Point Pleasant — known as the Battle of Kanawha in some older accounts — was the only major action of Dunmore's War.

It was fought on Octoprimarily between Virginia militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo s: 2. December 7, Dunmore's War and the Battle of Point Pleasant Military historian Glenn Williams talked about his book, Dunmore’s War: The Last Conflict of America’s Colonial Era.

The Battle of Point Pleasant is considered to be the first battle of the American Revolution. It was part of Lord Dunmore's expedition (or war) inwhich was to subdue the Indians on the.

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be known as "Beverly Manor." 1 Within it, inthe town of Staunton was established by law, and received its name in honor of Lady Gooch, wife of the Governor, whose maiden name was Stannton. Read Books, - History - pages.

0 Reviews. PREFACE. THE Author of this very practical treatise on Scotch Loch - Fishing desires clearly that it may be of use to all who had it. The Battle of Point Pleasant, a Battle of the Revolution, October 10th, Author: Livia Nye Simpson-Poffenbarger: Publisher: Read Books, ISBN.

The Battle of Point Pleasant is considered to be the first battle of the American Revolution. It was part of Lord Dunmore's expedition (or war) inwhich was to subdue the Indians on the frontier.

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This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Sources: Bell, Landon C The Battle of Point Pleasant, An Address (Bedfore, VA; peaks of Otter DAR) Billington, Ray Allen Westward Expansion, A History of the American Frontier (NY;MacMillan_ Section I, Chapter VII "Settlement Crosses the Mountains " pp Crozier, William Armstrong Virginia Colonial Militia, The battle of Point Pleasant, fought Octobetween the whites and Indians, during Dunsmore's war, was the bloodiest of all engagements fought on this continent prior to the Revolution.

The only major conflict of Lord Dunmore&#;s War, the battle of Point Pleasant was fought between Virginian militia and American Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes. Following increased tensions and a series of incidents between the American settlers and the natives, Dunmore, the last colonial governor of Virginia, and Colonel Andrew Lewis led two armies against the tribes.

On October. After Cornstalk and the Ohio Valley Tribes signed the treaty of Camp Charlotte shortly after the Battle of Point Pleasant, a tenuous, uneasy peace settled in over the Ohio Valley.

Chief Cornstalk preached peace to his people – but the outbreak of the American Revolution in April changed everything.May 20 Point Pleasant, of Point Pleasant. Landmark & Historical Place Point Pleasant, WV. The murals on the flood wall are very well done and tell the history of the area.

The park commemorates the Battle of Point Pleasant, fought between the settler Battle of Point Pleasant: Virginia Militia Defeat Indians in Dunmore's War. Book Review: History of the Battle of Point Pleasant by Virgil A.

Lewis. Charleston, WV: The Tribune Printing Company, In the "Prefatory Note" to his work, History of the Battle of Point Pleasant, Virgil Anson Lewis described growing up "within a few miles of the battlefield of Point Pleasant, the chief event of Lord Dunmore's War, and reared largely among the descendants of the .