Archiv der Kategorie: American History (English)

Old Steamboat Days On The Hudson River

Old Steamboat Days On The Hudson River – David Lear Buckman This is a short book that was originally called forth by a double anniversary, the centennial of the Fulton steamboat and the three hundredth anniversary of Hudson’s great discovery. … Weiterlesen

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Historic Sketches At Washington

Historic Sketches At Washington – George Alfred Townsend The purpose of this book, which was originally published at the beginning of the 20th century, was to make Washington visible to voters, so that they could be guided in criticism upon … Weiterlesen

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King Philip’s War

King Philip’s War – Ellis/Morris. The period of the Indian war of 1676, known as King Philip’s war, is one of the most interesting in the early history of the New England colonies. It was the first great test to … Weiterlesen

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The Union Pacific Railroad

The Union Pacific Railroad – Charles Godfrey Leland This book contains the record of a journey made by a party of gentlemen from Philadelphia to Kansas and back, during the month of November, 1866. The object of the excursion was … Weiterlesen

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Campaigns Of The Civil War Vol. 2 – Fort Henry To Corinth

Campaigns Of The Civil War Vol. 2 – Fort Henry To Corinth  – Manning Ferguson Force. It is not too much to say that General Force has compressed into his volume more of the details of the campaigns of which … Weiterlesen

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Campaigns Of The Civil War Vol. 1 – The Outbreak Of Rebellion

Campaigns Of The Civil War Vol. 1 – The Outbreak Of Rebellion – John G. Nicolay. John G. Nicolay (1832-1901) was an undeniably apt and brilliant choice to inaugurate the landmark Campaigns of the Civil War series. Private secretary to … Weiterlesen

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In Olde Massachusetts

In Olde Massachusetts – Charles Burr Todd ‘In Olde Massachusetts – Sketches of old times during the early days of the commonwealth’ is a collection of articles taken from papers first printed in 1880-1890 in various journals not generally accessible. … Weiterlesen

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Historic Hadley

Historic Hadley – Alice Morehouse Walker Love of one’s own town is one of the dominant motives underlying good citizenship. The origin, growth, and development of a typical New England town like Hadley, Ma., covering two centuries and a half, … Weiterlesen

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In Olde Connecticut

In Olde Connecticut – Charles Burr Todd The byways of history often have a fascination denied to the highroads. In these interesting pages Mr. Todd discourses pleasantly on various episodes in the past of an old England commonwealth. He takes … Weiterlesen

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In Olde New York

In Olde New York – Charles Burr Todd Father Knickerbocker himself seems to come to life and tells of the people whom he knew and the incidents of which he was a part, with all the interest that comes of … Weiterlesen

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