Zebulon Butler: Hero of the Revolutionary Frontier

Zebulon Butler: Hero of the Revolutionary Frontier

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313293573
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1995
Series: Contributions in American History Series , #16
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1530L (what's this?)

About the Author

JAMES R. WILLIAMSON is a retired army officer and a retired Professor of History and Business, Gwynedd-Mercy College. He is presently Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Scranton, and Adjunct Professor of History and Business at Wilkes University.

LINDA A. FOSSLER is presently Adjunct Professor of History at Allentown College.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Illustrations

The Early Years: 1731-1769

The Family Background

The French and Indian War: 1756-1762

Farmer, Merchant, Trader: 1762-1769

The Pre-Revolutionary Years: 1769-1775

Background: The Conflicting Claims

The First Yankee-Pennamite War: 1769-1771

Growth of the Wyoming Settlement: 1772-1775

The Second Yankee-Pennamite War: 1775

The Revolutionary Years: 1776-1781

New Dangers: 1776-1778

The Battle of Wyoming: 1778

The Hartley Expedition: 1778

The Sullivan Expedition: 1779

In Command at Wyoming: 1779-1780

Along the Hudson: 1781

The Post-Revolutionary Years: 1782-1790

The Decree of Trenton: 1782

The Third Yankee-Pennamite War: 1783-1784

The Establishment of Luzerne County: 1785-1786

The Confirming Act: 1787

Reaction, Rebellion, and Repeal: 1787-1790

The Later Years: 1787-1795

County Official: 1787-1792

Retirement: 1792-1795

Epilogue: 1795-1807

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index

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