King Philip's War The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

ISBN-10: 0881504831

ISBN-13: 9780881504835

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Eric B. Schultz, Michael J. Tougias

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Michael J. Tougias is a syndicated newspaper columnist and the award-winning author of fifteen books. His latest book, "The Blizzard of '78," was a "Boston Globe" bestseller. He is also the coauthor of "King Philip's War" and "There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse" (Best Nature Book of 2003---Independent Publishers Association). He lives in Franklin, Massachusetts.

A Brief History of King Philip's War
New England Before the War
Map of Major Tribes of New England at the Time of King Philip's War
The Quest for Land
Events Leading to King Philip's War
Who Was King Philip?
The Outbreak of War in Southeastern New England
Map of Outbreak of War and Metacom's Escape from Mount Hope
The War Spreads to the Connecticut River Valley and Maine
War with the Narrangansett
Winter 1676: The Algonquian Victories
Spring 1676: The Tide Turns
The Closing Campaign in Southeastern Massachusetts
Close of the Eastern War
Some Notes on the War's Aftermath
Map of Major Battles of King Philip's War
The Sites
King Philip's War in Southeastern Massachusetts
Alexander's Capture, Halifax, Massachusetts
The Winslow Home, Marshfield, Massachusetts
Treaty At Taunton, Massachusetts
The Death Of John Sassamon, Lakeville, Massachusetts
Attack On Swansea, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts, During King Philip's War
Woodcock's Garrison, North Attleboro, Massachusetts
Attack on Middleboro, Massachusetts
Attack on Old Dartmouth, Massachusetts
The Pocasset Swamp Fight, Tiverton, Rhode Island, and Fall River, Massachusetts
Raid on Clark's Garrison, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Attack on Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Weetamoe's Drowning, Swansea, Massachusetts
Anawan's Capture, Rehoboth, Massachusetts
King Philip's War in Central and Western Massachusetts
Nipmuc Camps
Attack On Mendon, Massachusetts
Wheeler's Surprise, New Braintree, Massachusetts
Map of Wheeler's Surprise and the Brookfield Siege
Siege of Brookfield, West Brookfield, Massachusetts
Battle of South Deerfield, Whately, Massachusetts
Beers' Ambush, Northfield, Massachusetts
Map of Beers' Ambush
Bloody Brook, South Deerfield, Massachusetts
Map of the Battle of Bloody Brook
Attack on Springfield, Massachusetts
Attack on Hatfield, Massachusetts
Mohawk Ambush of Philip, Schaghticoke, New York
Raid on Eames Garrison, Framingham, Massachusetts
Attack on Lancaster, Massachusetts
Map of the Attack on Lancaster
Attack on Medfield, Massachusetts
Attack on Groton, Massachusetts
Attack on Northampton, Massachusetts
Attack on Marlboro, Massachusetts
The Sudbury Fight, Sudbury, Massachusetts
Map of the Sudbury Fight
Battle of Turner's Falls, Montague, Massachusetts
Map of the Battle of Turner's Falls
The Attack on Hadley, Massachusetts, and the "Angel of God"
The Talcott Massacre, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
King Philip's War in Rhode Island and Connecticut
Pokanoket Homeland, Warren and Bristol, Rhode Island
The Battle of Almy's Pease Field, Tiverton, Rhode Island
Nipsachuck Swamp Fight, Smithfield, Rhode Island
The Great Swamp Fight, South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Map of the Great Swamp Fight
Destruction of Simsbury, Connecticut
Pierce's Fight, Central Falls, Rhode Island
Map of Pierce's Fight
Attack on Providence, Rhode Island
Attack on Old Rehoboth, East Providence, Rhode Island
Canonchet's Capture, Cumberland, Rhode Island
Philip's Death, Bristol, Rhode Island
Benjamin Church's Little Compton, Rhode Island
King Philip's War in Maine and New Hampshire
Abenaki Assaults in Maine
Attack on Clarke and Lake Trading Post, Arrowsic, Maine
Destruction of Indian Fort, Ossipee, New Hampshire
Events at Black Point, Scarborough, Maine
The Diaries and Eyewitness Accounts
The Diary of Captain Benjamin Church
Excerpts from The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
Map of Mary Rowlandson's Westward Removes
Captain Thomas Wheeler's Narrative
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