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" ... shot of more than five hundred Indian warriors. Some of the girls could not help betraying symptoms of terror, but the married women, in general, moved with a steadiness and composure which completely deceived the Indians. Not a shot was fired. The... "
The Women of the American Revolution - Page 265
by Elizabeth Fries Ellet - 1848
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An Address in Commemoration of the First Settlement of Kentucky: Delivered ...

James Turner Morehead - Kentucky - 1840 - 181 pages
...upon them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...in general, moved with a steadiness and composure, which completely deceived the Indians. Not a shot was fired. The party were permitted to fill their...
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Incidents of Border Life: Illustrative of the Times and Condition of the ...

Joseph Pritts - Frontier and pioneer life - 1841 - 491 pages
...upuu them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...in general, moved with a steadiness and composure which completely deceived the Indians. Not a shot was fired. The party were permitted to fill their...
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Early History of Western Pennsylvania: And of the West, and of Western ...

Israel Daniel Rupp - Indians of North America - 1846 - 2 pages
...upon them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...within point blank shot of more than five hundred warriors. Some of the girls could not help betray ingsymptoms of terror, but the man-led women, in...
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Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western ...

Israel Daniel Rupp - Indians of North America - 1848 - 758 pages
...upon them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...marched down in a body to the spring, within point bUnk shot of more than five hundred warriors. Some of the girls could not help betrayingsymptomsof...
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Mirror of Olden Time Border Life: Embracing a History of the Discovery of ...

Joseph Pritts - Frontier and pioneer life - 1849 - 700 pages
...upon them, follow •hem into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...in general, moved with a steadiness and composure which completely deceived the Indians. Not a shot was fired. The party were permitted to fill their...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 20

1849
...ambuscade to be undiscovered, and allow them to return unharmed On this chance the women went. ' " A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...of terror; but the married women, in general, moved wilh a steadiness and composure that completely deceived the Indians. Not a shot was fired. The party...
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Historical Sketches of Kentucky: Embracing Its History, Antiquities, and ...

Kentucky - 1850 - 544 pages
...upon them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was Boon over. " A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...these veterans, they all marched down in a body to (he sprint;, within point blank shot of more than five hundred Indian warriors! Some of the girls could...
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Sketches of Western Adventure: Containing an Account of the Most Interesting ...

John Alexander McClung - Indian captivities - 1852 - 315 pages
...upon them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decisior was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...girls could not help betraying symptoms of terror, hut the married women, in general, moved with a steadiness and composure, which completely deceived...
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The History of Kentucky: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Timothy Shay Arthur, William Henry Carpenter - Kentucky - 1852 - 316 pages
...Naturally enough, the females at first objected ; but after listening to the arguments of the men, a few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...the younger and more timid rallying in the rear of the elderly matrons, they all marched down in a body to the spring within point-blank shot of more...
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Border Wars of the West: Comprising the Frontier Wars of Pennsylvania ...

John Frost - Black Hawk War, 1832 - 1853 - 602 pages
...upon them, follow them into the fort, or shoot them down at the spring. The decision was soon over. A few of the boldest declared their readiness to brave...in general, moved with a steadiness and composure which completely deceived the Indians. Not a shot was fired. The party were permitted to fill their...
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