French and Indian War (14)

French and Indian War
Etchoe, Battle of
by Anderson, William L. The Battle of Etchoe took place during the Cherokee War of 1760-61 between the Cherokee and the English. That war, a subconflict within the French and Indian War, began when whites murdered a number [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
French and Indian War
by Branch, Paul, Jr., Marshall, R. Jackson, III. French and Indian War (1754-63) grew out of competition between Great Britain and France for land in North America. As part of the larger Seven Years War in Europe, colonists and Indians were caught [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
French and Indian War
by Morton, Patrick. On February 18, 1754, Governor Robert Dinwiddie of Virginia issued a call to the colonies for assistance in driving French forces from encroachment in the Ohio Valley and the Virginia frontier. [...] (from NCpedia.)
French and Indian War Cherokee
by Jack, Emily. French and Indian War Cherokee At a French and Indian War re-enactment at Fort Dobbs, North Carolina, three men portraying Cherokee warriors have a discussion in the woods with a man portraying a [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Join, or Die
by . This iconic illustration, commonly associated with the American Revolution, was originally published in The Pennsylvania Gazette on May 9, 1754 and has been attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Martin, Joseph
by Shrader, Richard A. Joseph Martin, soldier, pioneer, and Indian agent, was born near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Va., the son of Joseph, a farmer, and Susannah Childs Martin. Instead of pursuing an education as [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Native American Settlement of NC
by Claggett, Stephen R. Native American Settlement of North Carolina by Stephen R. Claggett Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 1995. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Provincial soldiers at Fort Dobbs
by Jack, Emily. At Fort Dobbs in Statesville, North Carolina, French and Indian War re-enactors illustrate how provincial soldiers drilled to prepare for battle. Eight soldiers march in a line, carrying muskets [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Siler, Jacob
by Sloan-Farmer, Maryann. Jacob Siler, western North Carolina pioneer, state legislator, and Cherokee Indian agent, was born in South Carolina's Pendleton district, of German and Irish ancestry. His grandfather, Plikard [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Site of Fort Dobbs
by Jack, Emily. Site of Fort DobbsThe depressions in the ground show the former site of Fort Dobbs, a French and Indian War fort in Statesville, North Carolina. The colony of North Carolina built Fort Dobbs in 1756 [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Spaight, Richard
by Carraway, Gertrude S. Richard Spaight, colonial secretary, councilman, and clerk of the Assembly, was born in Carrickfurgus, Ireland, the son of George and Margaret Dobbs Spaight, who were married on 7 July 1729. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Usteneka
by Trotman, Mary Nelle. Usteneka, Cherokee leader, is referred to in some sources as Ostenaco, Autositty, Ustonekka, Outacite, Outacity, and Judd's Friend. There seems to be no substantial agreement among sources as to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ward, Nancy (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Wilson, Emily Herring. Children born to Cherokee parents in what is now North Carolina before the Cherokee had any contact with European settlers would have been a members of their mother’s clan. Property belonged to the [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
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