paperback book, Volume 1, is a reprint of four chapters from an
original book published in 1901, written by the great grandnephew
of Captain Samuel Brady. His writing, spelling and style is of a
century ago, but it is easy to read and comprehend the very accurate
The four exciting chapters in this volume includes Henry Bouquet
and follows his march over the PA mountains westward to his decisive
and victorious battle at Bushy Run. Then you’ll meet Captain Samuel
Brady, Chief of the Rangers, detailing this great family of fi ghters,
the famous Brady leap and Captain Sam Brady’s adventures on the
frontier with the likes of Lewis Wetzel and other Indian fi ghters.
The third chapter is about General Andrew Lewis and the Battle of
Point Pleasant. Lord Dunmore’s War was precipitated by the murder
of Chief Logan’s family and Lewis fi ghts a pivotal battle between
Shawnee Chief Cornstalk and a collection of border fi ghters with
names like Girty and Kenton. The fi nal chapter details George Rogers
Clark’s terrible 10 day winter march through ice and water up to
their waists to capture the British “Hair Buyer General” at the
Battle of Vincennes; saving The Great Northwest Territory and the
USA from having a second Revolutionary War front being opened on
our Western border.
Factual and interesting, these are stories of bravery and leadership
so that a free country would emerge from a frontier of chaos.
68 pages, paperback, $9.95