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November 28 , 2009

Border Fights & Fighters


"Border Fights & Fighters: Invaders And Indian Wars In Texas And In The South" by Cyrus Townsend Brady is a history of some of theearly invasions of the United States and some of the early Indian Wars that affected the Southern States and Texas.

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Cyrus Townsend Brady 1861-1920 was a Episcopal clergyman and historian as well as a novelist. He was graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church and was ordained a priest in 1890.

Brady published over 70 novels, all with an accurate historical basis, many of them based on incidents and historical figures in American history. He also published histories in a series called "Fights And Fighters" of which this is one. He used many primary sources such as diaries, letters, and journals, both published and unpublished, which made him unusual for popular history authors of his time. He also wrote in clear, simple language that made his books popular; unlike the stuffy verbose prose of the professional historian of his day.

This book, "Border Fights & Fighters: Invaders And Indian Wars In Texas And In The South", deals with some of the early battles and Indian Wars in the Southern States and Texas. Included is the battle of King's Mountain during the American Revolution, The Creek War of Andrew Jackson, The Seminole War, and the struggle for Texas independence.

A must-read for the student of the early wars of the United States, both against foreign enemies and against their Indian Allies.

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