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Title A treatise on the mode and manner of Indian war: their tactics, discipline and encampments, the various methods they practise, in order to obtain the advantage, by ambush, surprise, surrounding, &c…
Author Smith, James (1737-1812)
Date
Document Type Printed Book
Names Harrison, Governor
Places Kentucky, Philadelphia, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, United States
Keywords war, battle, hostility, warfare, captivity narrative, armed forces, attack, ambush, government, violence, Indian War, treaty
Theme American Indians and the US Government; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast
Publisher Printed by Joel R. Lyle
Place of Publication Kentucky
Additional Information

FULL TITLE: A treatise on the mode and manner of Indian war: their tactics, discipline and encampments, the various methods they practise, in order to obtain the advantage, by ambush, surprise, surrounding, &c. Ways and means proposed to prevent the Indians from obtaining the advantage. A chart, or plan of marching and encamping laid down, whereby we may undoubtedly surround them, if we have men sufficient. Also--a brief account of twenty-three campaigns carried on against the Indians with the events since the year 1755 ; Gov. Harrison’s included. Likewise--some abstracts selected from his journal while in captivity with the Indians, relative to the wars: which was publised [sic] many years ago but few of them now to be found / by Col. James Smith.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer 170 .S6 1812
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue