A special reissue commemorating the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War, Guns at the Forks tells about the dramatic parts five successive forts, particularly Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt, play in the war between 1750 and 1760. O’Meara’s narrative also relates the larger story of the French and Indian War and its role in the global conflict that altered the course of world events.
This reissued edition deals with the French and Indian War. A discussion of the historical background of Fort Duquesne is followed by the description of five forts on the forks of the Ohio river.
This reissued hardcover edition thoroughly examines colonial era forts through narrative and illustration. It offers information about their physical attributes as well as why they were built.
A comprehensive history of the formation and activities of the Ohio Company of Virgnia, and their major role in the settlement of western Pennsylvania.
A collection of the travel writings of John Heckewelder, who recorded much of the history of the western frontier in the upper Ohio Valley and the eastern Great Lakes.
A chronicle of Washington’s excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen.
George Mercer was a captain of the First Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War, a land surveyor, and an agent for the Ohio Company in England.Lois Mulkearn interprets George Mercer’s documents on the activities of the Ohio Company, including early plans for town settlement, Indian treaties, and elightrning the reader on colonial history and the western frontier.