Midwest Frontier Stories Collection 1, ePub, 9780999494554
First Hand short stories written in the 1800's describing Life on the Midwest Frontier, Native Americans and biographies of other settlers.
Stories about Frontier Life:
How things were built and how they lived in the 1830’s
Surprise help from “Blessed Mice”
A description of one pioneer cow
Difficulties of getting married in the wilderness
BBQ saves the day
The Ratlan and Points Clan feud
Choice Red Eye whisky as a defense
Governor Lucas fights for education
Traveling from Keokuk to Des Moines Iowa in 1860 and 1870
Early homes of Keokuk and travel problems
Typical Iowa Cabin & Free Mail Delivery in 1830’s
Description of a spring freshet
Pet bear cubs
Buffalo in 1820
Governor Lowe sends Frontier Guards to Spirit Lake.
Stories about Frontier Indians:
Life amoung Black Hawk and his family.
The Life and Death of Chief Black Hawk.
About Pashapaho, Black Hawk, and Ioway Indians
How the Indians counted – Pioneer Fare
Pashapaho’s account of the Sauk and Fox slaughter of Ioway Indians.
The Spirit Lake Massacre of 1857.
Some Indian Names and Words
Short Biographies and Stories about early Frontiersmen:
James Alfrey, Abasalom Anderson, William Avery, Isaac Bird, James Blankenship, Thomas Blankenship, David A. Ely, William Fallis, Abel Galland, Charles Gaston, Peter Gillis, A. W. Harlan, James Jenkins, Richard M. Jones, James Jordan, William Jordan, Isham Keith, Edward L. Longwell, William Meek, William Nelson, Mr. Nowell, Mr. Patchett, Joseph Perkins, Elijah Purdom Sr, Samuel C Reed, Isaac Reid, Shapley P. Ross, Meashack Sigler, Giles O. Sullivan, Winnena Sullivan, Captain James White, David Willcock, Abiatha B. Williams and others.