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Publisher Description

This classic includes the following chapters: 

1. The Mound Builders 

2. First Indian Settlers 

3. The Spanish Adventures 

4. Hunters and Traders—Dr. Walker and Party 

5. Timothy Demonbreun 

6. Wallen, Boone, Callaway, and Scraggins 

7. The Long Hunters 

8. Mansker’s Party—First Indian Killed 

9. Thomas Sharp Spencer 

10. Indian Tribes and Treaties 

11. First Settlers 

12. James Robertson—The Arrival at French Lick 

13. Location of Forts 

14. Donelson’s Voyage—The River Fleets Begin Their Long Journey 

15. Perils of the River 

16. End of the Voyage 

17. Compact of Government 

18. Events of 1780—Indian Warfare Begins 

19. Events of 1780 (Continued)—Massacre at Renfroe’s Station—Attack at Asher’s—Death of Wm. Neely—Clover Bottom Defeat 

20. Events of 1780 (Continued)—Clover Bottom Defeat (Continued)—Bear Hunters 

21. Events of 1781—In Search of Ammunition—Attack on Freeland’s Station—Piomingo 

22. Events of 1781 (Continued)—Mrs. Dunham and Daughter Wounded—Attack on Bluff Station 

23. Events of 1782—David Hood Scalped—Kilgore’s Station Broken Up—General Council Called—Wm. M’Murry Killed 

24. Events of 1783—Forts Established in Sumner County—Court of Triers Assembles—Savage Fury Again Upon the Settlement—Treaty Formulated 

25. Events of 1784—Militia Reorganized—Hunting Parties Attacked by Indians 

26. Events of 1785—Wm. Hall Arrives at Bledsoe’s Lick—Rev. Thos. B. Craighead 

27. Events of 1786—Population of Settlement Increases—Indians Renew Hostilities—Defeated Creek Attack—Death of Colonel Donelson—Sumner County Organized 

28. Events of 1787—Increase of Immigration—Indian Outrages Renewed—Death of James Hall and Maj. William Hall—Raid on Morgan’s Fort 

29. Events of 1787 (Continued)—The Cold Water Expedition 

30. Events of 1788—Peyton Robertson Killed—Attack on Bledsoe’s Fort—Col. Anthony Bledsoe Mortally Wounded—Hamilton’s Station Established—Tennessee County Organized—Massacre of Col. Brown’s Party 

31. Events of 1789—Col. John Sevier Elected to Congress—Indian Outrages Renewed—Colonel Robertson Wounded—Andrew Jackson—The “Fool Warrior”—Gen. James Winchester 

32. Events of 1790—Middle Tennessee Becomes a Part of the Western Territory—Officers Commissioned—Citizens of Sumner County Killed 

33. Events of 1791—Alexander M’Gillivray—Treaties Formulated—Trouble With the Cherokees—Chota the City of Refuge—New Forts in Sumner County 

34. Events of 1792—Indian Ravages–General Knox Refuses to Co-Operate With the Colonists—Col. Valentine Sevier—Death of His Sons—Forts in Robertson County Attacked—Massacre at Zigler’s Station—Murderers Pursued 

35. Events of 1792 (Contined)—Lieutenant Snoddy and Party Encounter Indians on Caney Fork—Attack on Buchanan’s Station—Jimmie O’Connor 

36. Events of 1793—Major Evans and Party Attacked—Tragic Death of Col. Isaac Bledsoe—Monument to the Bledsoes—Spencer’s Adventure—Assault on Greenfield Station—Old Abraham Kills “Maddog” the Cherokee Chief—Death of Miss Steel—Raid Beyond the River—White Prisoners 

37. Events of 1794—The Territorial Assembly Meets—Congress Petitioned—Indian Outrages—Attack on Jonathan Robertson’s Party 

38. Events of 1794 (Continued)—The Nickajack Expedition–Maj. Geo D. Blackmore—Assault on Sevier’s Station Near Clarksville 

39. Events of 1795-1796—A Census Taken—State of Tennessee Organized—First Legislature Meets at Knoxville—New Counties—Death of General Robertson—The End

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