Frontiersman Daniel Boone and the making of America

Meredith Mason Brown, 1940-

Book - 2008

Supported with copious maps, illustrations, endnotes, and a detailed chronology of Boone's life, Frontiersman provides a fresh and accurate rendering of a man most people know only as a folk hero-- and of the nation that has mythologized him for over two centuries.

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Southern biography series
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press c2008.
Physical Description
xxii, 375 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Meredith Mason Brown, 1940- (-)
  • Old Boone
  • Quakers in Pennsylvania, settlers in backcountry North Carolina
  • Braddock's defeat: how not to fight Indians
  • A good wife
  • Long hunts
  • Boone's first hunts in Kentucky
  • Boone begins to open the wilderness: the first attempt to settle Kentucky
  • Transylvania, the wilderness road, and the building of Boonesborough
  • Dark and bloody ground: an introduction to Kentucky during the Revolutionary War
  • The capture and rescue of the girls
  • The Shawnees capture Boone
  • Boone among the Shawnees
  • The siege of Boonesborough
  • Indian raids and the Battle of the Blue Licks
  • Whites and Indians
  • Trading and land speculation: master of all he surveyed?
  • Living legend, shrinking fortune
  • Out to Missouri
  • Boone in Missouri
  • Last days
  • Life after death
  • Coda.