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John Sevier as a commonwealth-builder

a sequel to The rear-guard of the revolution

by James R. Gilmore

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Published by D. Appleton and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sevier, John, 1745-1815,
  • Tennessee -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James R. Gilmore (Edmund Kirke)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24186476M
    OCLC/WorldCa5048846

    Author of My southern friends, Among the pines, Personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln and the civil war, John Sevier as a commonwealth-builder, Down in Tennessee, and back by way of Richmond, The Advance-Guard Of Western Civilization, A Mountain-White Heroine, The rear-guard of the revolution. The Cherokee–American wars, also known as the Chickamauga Wars, were a series of back-and-forth raids, campaigns, ambushes, minor skirmishes, and several full-scale frontier battles in the Old Southwest from to between the Cherokee and American settlers on the frontier. Most of the events took place in the Upper the fighting stretched across the entire .

    (a) Frank Alexander CARTER b: , married Annie LAIRD (Frank Alexander CARTER was the great-great-grandson of Governor John Sevier. (i) Davie CARTER married a Dr. KANE – I purchased the book John Sevier as a Commonwealth Builder, by James R. Gilmore that is signed by Frank Alexander Carter to his daughter Davis or Davie KANE. 2. shadowy background of that age of conquest." John Sevier, border hero, Indian fighter, commonwealth builder, governor, congressman, and land speculator, is presented as no ordinary frontiersman. Born in the Valley of Virginia, he felt the call of the West at an early age and emigrated to the Watauga settlements, there beginning.

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As a publisher we focus. Get this from a library. John Sevier as a commonwealth-builder; a sequel to The rearguard of the revolution. [James R Gilmore]. SEVIER, JOHN, a Representative from North Carolina and Tennessee; born near Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Va., Septem ; attended the common schools and the academy at Fredericksburg, Va.; moved with his brothers to Watauga County, N.C., in and settled on the Holston River, N.C.

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Print on Demand Edition ii, xvi, pp., map, index. Item # ISBN: In his trilogy about the men who settled the Old Southwest, the author develops the thesis that these men, under the leadership of John Sevier, Isaac Shelby, and James Robertson, not only planted a. John Sevier as a Commonwealth-builder: A Sequel to The Rear-guard of the Revolution Item Preview.

SEVIER, John, a Representative from North Carolina and Tennessee; born near Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Va., Septem ; attended the common schools and the academy at Fredericksburg, Va.; moved with his brothers to Watauga County, N.C., in and settled on the Holston River, N.C.

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John Sevier, Pioneer Boy: Childhood of Famous Americans Series (Hardback Seller Rating: % positive. John Sevier (), American frontiersman, soldier, and politician, was a leading figure during the frontier period in the Old Southwest and became the first governor of Tennessee.

John Sevier was born on Sept. 23,in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. In his criticism of Gilmore's book, John Sevier as a Commonwealth Builder, Roosevelt referenced Gilmore's use of "traditions gathered a century and a quarter after the event" as evidence that his accounts consisted of "mere fable." Roosevelt accused Gilmore of embellishing Sevier's battles with the Indian tribes of the region and added:Author: Gordon Belt.

Gilmore began to build a reputation as a writer of history, and soon embarked on a quest to chronicle the life of John Sevier. In he published The Rear Guard of the Revolution, an account of the early settlement of Tennessee, and later published two companion volumes entitled, John Sevier as a Commonwealth-Builder (), and The Advance-Guard of Western Author: Gordon Belt.

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SEVIER, JOHN (–), American frontiersman, first governor of Tennessee, was born in Rockingham county, Virginia, on the 23rd of Septemberof Huguenot ancestry, the family name being Xavier. He settled on the Watauga on the western slope of the Alleghanies inand served as a captain in Lord Dunmore's War in Early in the Watauga.

Quoting from the book “John Sevier as a Commonwealth Builder” by James R. Gilmore (Edmund Kirk — see the following full reference), a description of this fort and others like it is given.

Orig. pub. Chattanooga Reprinted Print on Demand Edition pp., frontis. Contents include: Antecedents and Emigration, William Sevier, the emigrant and his descendants, Valentine Sevier, the emigrant and his descendants, Joanna Goode Sevier, wife of Younger Landrum Jr.

and her descendants, and Governor John Sevier and his. First Families of Tennessee (FFT) was established by the East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) in as a Tennessee Bicentennial project. Membership is open to anyone who can prove direct descent from a person or persons living in any part of what is now Tennessee before or by statehood in   On March 30 Sevier was sworn into office by Judge Joseph Anderson.

A cannon salute marked the event. The new governor spoke briefly. Author James Gilmore in his book "John Sevier as Commonwealth-Builder" repeats the speech in just two paragraphs. Sevier pledged to "labor to discharge with fidelity the trust reposed in me.". Gilmore began to build a reputation as a writer of history, and soon embarked on a quest to chronicle the life of John Sevier.

In he published The Rear Guard of the Revolution, an account of the early settlement of Tennessee, and later published two companion volumes entitled, John Sevier as a Commonwealth-Builder (), and The Advance-Guard of Western .