The Founding of Harman's Station With An Account of the Indian Captivity of Mrs. Jennie Wiley: And the Exploration and Settlement of The Big Sandy Valley in the Virginias and Kentucky
Heritage Books, 1910 - 238 էջ
The founding of Harman's Station on the Louisa River was directly caused by a tragedy as dark and horrible as any ever perpetrated by the savages upon the exposed and dangerous frontier of Virginia. The destruction of the home of Thomas Wiley in the valle
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