Revised in 2017 from the original paperback version which is now out of print, this new hardback edition describes the forts and stories of forts and men in the upper
Ohio Valley during the American Revolutionary War detailing the
Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and the Upper Ohio Valley during
the Revolutionary War from 1775-1795.
The book describes in detail the murders of Chief Logan’s entire
family in 1774, which sparked Lord Dunmore’s War and international
outrage, and caught the interest of future president Thomas Jefferson.
You’ll also read chapters about Ft. Henry hero Captain Samuel Mason,
who later became a river boat pirate, and Lewis Wetzel and his brothers
are contained therein, as is the famous frontier story of Andrew
Poe’s epic battle in hand-to-hand combat with the Indian known as
The book is the result of research by attorney Michael Nogay who
spent over two years on the project and reveals several secrets
from the Revolutionary War era in Western Virginia that have been
left untold for over 235 years. The book contains descriptions of
over 35 forts and blockhouses, all of which are shown on a detailed
map of the period.
Hardback, 2017, 128 pages, index, 12 color plates, $24.95
below: cover of out of print paperback version