By Time-Life Books
Wonderful illustrations in complete colour and black and white, of Indian Chiefs, artifacts, head apparatus, garments, medallions, maps, and so forth
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If I you are as kind I, wish you a good day. " Gladwin replied that he must await instructions from herst. Those instructions never came, early October. His replacement, the for Sir Jeffrey Am- Amherst had been relieved in more conciliatory Major General Thom- as Gage, believed that fighting the western Indians rected his subordinates to seek peace. was useless, and di- would be a lengthy process, It however. By mid-November, no orders had reached Gladwin. Tired of waiting for an audience, Pontiac to set left Detroit with a group of loyal up a winter camp along the Maumee Ottawas River.
Who had was killed Tecumseh fought the British during by a band of frontiersmen Puckeshinwa had only recently returned to his family after fighting beside Cornstalk, the great during the struggle known suffered a as Lord Dunmore's War, gant British governor of Virginia who had Shawnee war named for an chief, arro- reneged on the agreements banning white settlement west of the Appalachians. Although the Shawnee inflicted heavy casualties, they were unable to drive out the settlers and, in the end, lost a decisive battle at Point Pleasant in western Virginia.
Finally, the surrounded British than an hour, blocking their retreat with heavy fire from a for more fortified flank- wounded Dalyell led a desperate assault that was shot dead in the charge. His detach- cleared the road, although he ment staggered back wounded, and several The tiac won British its gave a new name, Bloody Run, more than doubled soon began using News this of Bloody casualties: 20 dead, 34 as prisoners. new to the stream where Pon- was unshaken. The his victory, but their determination of Dalyell's force dians.