Rockbridge County (Va.) -- Land settlement
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Battle of 1742, 1906-04
Contains 1906 report on the Battle of 1942, which involved a number of notable Rockbridge County citizens in a violent conflict with Native American tribes.
Cornstalk, 1926-10-28, 1935-02
This file consists of three articles written on Chief Cornstalk, and his involvement in violent raids that occured in Rockbridge County, as well as his death at the hands of a soldier, Jacob Hull, in 1777 in Point Pleasant. Cornstalk led battles during Pontiac's Raid.
This file constains a group of serially published newspaper articles on the history of George Washington developing and using frontier forts in order to create defensive structures to limit casualties and damages from Native American raids and conflicts. Articles published between February 14th to March 6th, 1960.
Hayes Creek Mound, 1901-09
Kerrs Creek, 1872-01 - 1988-04-15
This file consists of a handwritten account by Harvey Hotinger, reproduced and photocopied versions of articles related to the Kerrs Creek Massacre and other Native American and settler conflict in the area. Includes a copy of an interview with Jane Gay Stevenson sent from Charles Estell Baker of Center Point Independent Church of Birmingham Alabama. Also contains a report written by Madeline Gillespie entitled "Kerr's Creek Indian Raids" from 1955.
Paul's Fort, 1970-05-03
This file consists of a copy of a Roanoke Times article entitled "Highway Passes Over Site of Fort" by George Wilson. Talks about viewing the fort from their perspective in the 1970s.