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Saint John Fortifications

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Toronto Press, University of:

Seller ID: 923732


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Drums in the Forest: Decision at the Forks, Defense in the Wilderness

By: Alfred Proctor James and Charles Morse Stotz

Price: $18.95

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 2005

Seller ID: 95883X


Originally published to commemorate the bicentennial of Pittsburgh's founding, Drums in the Forest is now reissued to mark the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War.It comprises two parts: the first, by Alfred Proctor James, provides the historical background leading up to the capture of Fort Duquesne by the British; the second, by Charles Morse Stotz, is a description of the five forts built at the forks of the Ohio between 1754 and 1815.About Au... View more info

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Quaint and Historic Forts of North America

By: John Martin Hammond

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0834


Sure to become one of your favorites, this engaging volume describes the history of nearly fifty famous fortifications, from the heights of Quebec to the western frontier. Lavishly illustrated with seventy-one photographs and illustrations, this book devotes an entire chapter to each fort's unique history, including construction, important military events, famous commanders and battle strategies. Many forts changed possession several times. Here we learn what finally be... View more info

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Reconstructed Forts of the Old Northwest Territory

By: Jonathan Hall

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H4776


Numerous forts were built in the lands of the Old Northwest Territory from the time of the first French explorers to the end of the Black Hawk War. This book highlights those which have been fully or at least partially reconstructed today. Forts are arranged geographically by state and chronologically within each state. First the historical background prior to each fort's existence and the reasons for its construction will be explained in the context of the times, includ... View more info