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Our Worthy Commander
The life and times of Benjamin K. Pierce, in whose honor Fort Pierce was named
by Louis H. Burbey

Published 1976 by Indian River Community College Historical Data Center in Fort Pierce, Fla .
Written in English.

First Sentence

The many people who first come to glamorous Florida to bask in its glorious sunshine and enjoy its many fabulous recreational facilities have little time to think of Florida's earlier days when it was primitive wilderness, which, actually, was not so long ago.

Table of Contents

The Cause and The Effect
The Second Seminole War
Benjimin K. Pierce - Family Background
The War of 1812
After the Treaty of Ghent
Mackinac Island - 1816-1818
Mackinac Island - 1818-1820
Fort San Carolos de Barrancas - Pensacola, FL
Fort Delaware
Second Florida Assignment: Fort Defiance
The Batte of Wahoo Swamp
Northern Assignment
Third Florida Assignment: Indian River Inlet
Return to Michigan
The Final Years
People in Pierce's Life
Benjamin K. Pierce - A Summary

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 81-82.
Includes "Map of the Seat of War in Florida compiled by order of BV.. Brig. Gen. Z. Taylor principally from the surveys and reconnaissances of the Officers of the U.S. Army. By Cap. John Mackay and Lieu. J.K. Blake"
Copies available at the Saint Luice County Library or for purchase via the Saint Lucie County Historical Museum


Dewey Decimal Class
355.3/32/0924, B
Library of Congress
U53.P45 B87

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xi, 82 p. :
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