Orig. pub. New York 1920. Reprinted 1974. Print on Demand Edition 2010. xxiv, 395 pp. + illus., maps, index. Item #49
This is the story of the pioneers in the region of the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky during the second half of the eighteenth century. Topics covered are: the migration of the settlers into North Carolina; the cradle of westward expansion; the back country and the border; the Indian wars; the land companies; Daniel Boone in Kentucky; the regulators; the Watauga settlement in Tennessee; Dunsmore's War; Transylvania; the colonization of the Cumberland; King's Mountain; the state of Franklin; and statehood. A useful bibliographical note is included.