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Lewis Wetzel

C. B. Allman

Lewis Wetzel

the life and times of a frontier hero

by C. B. Allman

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Published by Closson Press for William Hintzen Publisher in Apollo, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio River Valley,
  • Ohio River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Wetzel, Lewis, 1763-1808.,
    • Pioneers -- Ohio River Valley -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio River Valley.,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815.,
    • Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1795.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC.B. Allman ; [new introduction by Joseph Roxby].
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF517 .W512 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination237 p. :
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3572543M
      ISBN 100970004346
      LC Control Number2002102249
      OCLC/WorldCa51060221

      Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel: The Renowned Virginia Rancher and Scout: Comprising a Thrilling History of This Celebrated Indian Fighter, with H (Hardback or Cased Book). Reader's Guide Theory-Pa (Paperback or Softback). The following is a list of books and articles about Lewis Wetzel which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library. BOOKS. Allman, Clarence Brent. The Life and Times of Lewis Wetzel, Scottsdale, PA, Memmoite Publishing House, , E.V. Publishing, B Wa B wl. _____.

      Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel, the Virginia Ranger: To Which Are Added Biographical of General Simon Kenton, General Benjamin Logan, Captain Sam. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   In a book on Lewis Wetzel, Allman opens and closes the book with poems about the frontierman. The first is “Stout-Hearted Lewis Wetzel” by Flohus B. Pimpton and the other is “The Ballad of Lewis Wetzel” by Glen Baker.[45] Both of these poems serve to add to the mystique and dramatic view of Wetzel.

      lewis wetzel, indian fighter by C. B. Allman ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 22, First copyrighted in but with no indication of additional new material, this book by a great-nephew of the Lewis Wetzel of the title is a disconnected and flowery account of the exploits of a West Virginia frontiersman who spent his life killing Indians to avenge. Buy Lewis Wetzel: The Life and Times of a Frontier Hero by C B Allman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel - The Virginia Ranger with Biographical Sketches of Other Heroes of the American Frontier (Illustrated)5/5(4). Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel - The Virginia Ranger with Biographical Sketches of Other Heroes of the American Frontier (Illustrated)/5(8).

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Lewis Wetzel book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). I was first introduced to Lewis Wetzel when I read the three books by Zane Grey, Betty Zane, Spirit of the Border, and The Last Trail.

I had no idea when I first read those books that Lewis Wetzel was a /5(41). Lewis Wetzel ( – ) was a frontiersman and Indian fighter who roamed the hills of western Virginia and Ohio.

Wetzel County, West Virginia, is named for him. Zane Grey, the great Western novelist, wrote about Wetzel in his books Spirit of the Border, Betty Zane, and The Last Trail/5.

Lewis Wetzel, Dark Hero of the Ohio by James P. Pierce A boy learns to hate when his society encourages it. When his friends and family applauds and encourage him for acting on that hate, the effect can govern the boy's whole life. The year was The oldest boy was Lewis Wetzel, who became a remarkable frontier fighter and scout.

His frontier training began at an early age. Indians were a constant threat to the Lewis settlement on Wheeling Creek. Lewis's father John Wetzel taught frontier skills to all of his seven children.

Natural Born Killers — Part I — Lewis Wetzel Augby JimC Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter.

— Ernest. This biography of one of America's rugged frontier heroes is packed with his exciting adventures, crafty escapes, and violent battles against the backdrop of an untamed early American wilderness in KY, PA, WV and OH.

Includes an overview of the Wetzel fam/5. Historical novel based on the life and times of one of America's greatest frontiersmen responsible for opening up the Ohio River country, Lew Wetzel. He was known as "Deathwind of the Border" because of his dedication and ferocity in the pursuit of Native American Indians and sadistic white renegades -- known as Gargoyles/5(17).

"The Death Wind." This was the name Indians applied to Lewis Wetzel for whenever he made a kill, he would throw his head back and let go with an un-godly scream that would echo through the hills of the Ohio frontier. The Indians upon hearing this sound knew that one of their own had just been met his end.

Lewis Wetzel, undoubtedly the best woodsman / warrior that ever lived, as responsible for. Lewis Wetzel (August – ) was a frontiersman and Indian fighter who roamed the hills of what is now the state of West Virginia and Ohio. Wetzel County, West Virginia is named for him.

Zane Grey, the great Western novelist, wrote about Wetzel in his books Parents: Mary Bonnett, Captain John Martin Wetzel. Wetzel book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. the Boone of North-Western Virginia." --Wills de Hass, Lewis Wetzel came of age near the end of the Revolutionary War and was an important participant in the twenty-year war between the woodland Indian Nations and the settlers of western Pennsylvania, western /5.

“The Death Wind" Lewis Wetzel () is considered the greatest of all frontiersmen, scouts, and Indian fighters of the Border Wars of the Upper Ohio Valley frontier.

Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel, the Renowned Virginia Rancher and Scout (Hardback or Cased Book) Meyers, R. Published by Wentworth Press 3/8/ (). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Life and adventures of Lewis Wetzel by Robert Cornelius V. Meyers,J. Potter and company edition, in EnglishPages: The author of this book wrote the story of Lewis Wetzel in almost novel-like form which makes for very interesting reading and he attempts to keep the middle ground as to whether Wetzel was a hero or a villain.

He has left it up to you, the reader, to decide. Lewis Wetzel was a well-known and controversial frontiersman who lived in the Ohio Country in the years of the American Revolution and the early nation. Wetzel is believed to have been born in although sources of information about his early and later life do not always agree.

Many stories about his skills as a hunter, tracker, and marksmen are told in the book, Lewis Wetzel, Indian Fighters The Life and Times of a Frontier Hero by C.B. Allman. John Wetzel, Jr., also had his share of encounters with the redskins.

When only sixteen years of age he was shot in the arm and c,ptured by the redmen. Buy a cheap copy of The Life and Times of Lewis Wetzel book.

Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Search Button. Categories Collectibles Movies & TV Blog Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN The Life and Times of Lewis Wetzel.Such was Lewis Wetzel, the celebrated Indian hunter of Western Virginia.

John Wetzel, the father of Lewis, was one of the first settlers on Wheeling creek. He had five sons and two daughters, whose names were respectively, Martin, Lewis, Jacob, John, George, Susan, and Christina.Dozens of books and treatises have been written about Lewis Wetzel.

He appears as a character (or fictional characters inspired by him) in several books by writers such as Zane Grey, James Fennimore Cooper, and Allan Eckert.