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Massacre of the Conestogas 1 edition

Massacre of the Conestogas
John H. Brubaker

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Massacre of the Conestogas
on the trail of the Paxton Boys in Lancaster County
Jack Brubaker

Published 2010 by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. Telling the story
"Drive the heathen out of the land"
"Some hot headed ill advised persons"
"The same spirit & frantic rage"
"Persons of undoubted probity & veracity"
pt. 2. Retelling the story
"I never heard one word of it till it was just over"
"A mighty noise and hubbub"
"Shot, scalped, hacked, and cut to pieces"
"One of those youthful ebullitions of wrath"
"The innocent were destined to share the fate of the guilty"
"A zone of vicious racial violence"
pt. 3. Killers and abettors
"The most respectable of men"
"They had possession and would keep it"
"Eternal shame & reproach"
pt. 4. Death and reconciliation
"The remains of the victims of a terrible crime"
"Slaughter'd, kill'd, and cut off a whole tribe"
"Who was left to mourn for these people?"

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
F152 .B85 2010+

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p. cm.

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