Beyond Fort Mims

Beyond Fort Mims

A Western Story

Large Print - 2011
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The massacre at Fort Mims is what spurred young Davy Crockett to leave his family and become a volunteer scout in the military campaign between American militias and the Creek Indians. It was while serving in this capacity that Crockett earned his reputation as a first-rate scout, which added to his already established reputation as a crack shot. Like many volunteers serving in militias, Crockett also had to concern himself with protecting his wife, his children and his land from roaming Indian war parties and gangs of frontier renegades who used the distraction of wars to attack and pillage those left behind. It was in these skirmishes that Davy Crockett distinguished himself. It was a chaotic and dangerous time on the frontier, and Davy Crockett and his family seemed to have a ringside seat in the midst of the action
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2011
Edition: First edition, large print edition
ISBN: 9781611732559
Branch Call Number: LARGE PRINT WEST Paine, L 2011
Characteristics: Large print
207 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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