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Fort Harrison: On the Banks of the Wabash, 1812-1912.
Historical Committee--Fort Harrison Centennial Association.
Terre Haute:  Moore-Langen Printing Company, 1912.

Part

Description

Pages

Part 1







 

Fort Harrison (drawing)

Title page

Publication information

Dedication

Introduction

1-5







 

Part 2

 

Chapter 1:  The Battle of
  Fort Harrison
   by Edward Gilbert

7-8

 

Part 3

Chapter 1 (cont'd)

9-10

Part 4

Chapter 1 (cont'd)

11-12

Part 5

 

Chapter 2:  Causes Leading
  Up to Fort Harrison
    by Edward Gilbert

13-14

 

Part 6

Chapter 2 (cont'd)

15-16

Part 7

Chapter 3:  Captain Taylor's Report

17-18

Part 8

Chapter 3 (cont'd)

19-20

Part 9
 

Chapter 4:  Zachary Taylor
  by Herbert Briggs

21-22
 

Part 10

Chapter 4 (cont'd)

23-24

Part 11

Chapter 4 (cont'd)

 25-26

Part 12

 

Chapter 5:  Commandants
  at Fort Harrison
    by J. T. Scovell

27-28

 

Part 13



 

Chapter 6:  Inmates
  at Fort Harrison 
   by author:  J. T. Scovell

Pioneers of the Wabash Valley

29-30



 

Part 14

Chapter 6 (cont'd)

31-32

Part 15

Chapter 6 (cont'd)

33-34

Part 16
 

Chapter 7:  The Northwest Territory
 by J. T. Scovell

35-37
 

Part 17

 

Chapter 7 (cont'd)
  (includes map of
    Indiana in 1811)

38-39, 41

 

Part 18

Chapter 7 (cont'd)

42-44

Part 19

Chapter 7 (cont'd)

45-46

Part 20

Chapter 7 (cont'd)

47-48

Part 21

Chapter 7 (cont'd)

49-51

Part 22

 

Chapter 8:  Distinguished Men
  at Fort Harrison and Tippecanoe
  by J. T. Scovell

52-54

 

Part 23

 

Chapter 9:  Terre Haute
  Under Four Flags
  by Edward Gilbert

55-57

 

Part 24





 

Chapter 10:  The Blue Grass
  of Fort Harrison Prairie
    by C. T. Jewett

  Copper and Coal Mines
    on the Wabash
    by Edward Gilbert

58-59





 

Part 25





 

Chapter 10 (cont'd):
  The First Crop of Corn
    on Fort Harrison Prairie
    by Edward Gilbert

  Picture of Fort Harrison
    by Edward Gilbert

60-61





 

Part 26







 

Chapter 11:  The Centennial
  of the Battle of Fort Harrison
   by James B. Harris

  (Describes the efforts of the
    Fort Harrison Centennial
    Committee of the Indiana
    Society of the Sons of the
    American Revolution)

62-63







 

Part 27

Chapter 11 (cont'd)

64-65

Part 28


 

Chapter 12:  Roll of Members
  of John Morton Chapter,
  Indiana Society of the Sons
  of the American Revolution

66


 

Part 29
 

Chapter 13:  Roll of Descendants
  (of the pioneers of Fort Harrison)

67-68
 

Part 30

Chapter 13 (cont'd)

69-70

Part 31



 

Chronology of Fort Harrison
  1540-1816

"Freedom's Land:  The
  New National Anthem"

71-72