William Henry Harrison, Young Tippecanoe (Young Patriots by Howard S. Peckham, Visit Amazon's Cathy Morrison Page,

By Howard S. Peckham, Visit Amazon's Cathy Morrison Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Cathy Morrison,

Initially released in 1951, this biography of the youth years of America’s 9th president, William Henry Harrison, info the boyhood adventures and personality of younger Tippecanoe sooner than his assumption of the top workplace. the tale opens with younger Harrison’s rousing rescue of sister Sally from drowning whilst he used to be simply seven, quickly after through an account of Harrison’s speedy considering as he stored his uncle from bleeding to dying following an twist of fate. The recognized conflict at Tippecanoe can be reviewed, as are many extra occasions and activities that younger background buffs will take pleasure in.

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Billy asked in surprise. ” An officer — a wounded soldier — why, their tutor was a hero! Billy felt dazed. “Mr. Muehler told me all about it,” Sally said importantly. ” Billy had never met anyone who had been at Stony Point. There were ever so many things he wanted to know about the battle. ” he asked. “Light-Horse Harry? Yes, indeed. ” 39 WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON “I’m sorry, sir. But. . but. . ” “Billy wants to be a cavalryman,” Sally explained. ” Billy realized what a mistake he had made. “I’m sorry, sir.

Two of Billy’s married sisters had come for Christmas. Billy glanced around the big table at his mother, Sally, Elizabeth, Anna, and Anna’s three little girls. He caught his father’s eye. Mr. Harrison smiled. ” Anna asked. “Benjy wrote me that he couldn’t get leave,” Mr. Harrison said. “The Southern Army is seeing action now. But things are still quiet in Virginia. ” 42 YOUNG TIPPECANOE “That’s the day Lucy is coming,” Mrs. Harrison said. “She didn’t want to bring the baby earlier. ” “I want to see my new nephew,” Billy said.

At noon they stopped at an inn not far from 30 YOUNG TIPPECANOE Williamsburg to rest the horses and eat. “Tonight we’ll put up at the Raleigh Tavern,” Mr. Lee said. ” Just then they heard the sound of galloping hoofs on the road. They both looked up. Other guests hurried to the windows. Suddenly a dusty figure burst into the room. “News from the north! ” Mr. Lee dropped his knife and jumped to his feet. “Arnold! ” The messenger nodded. For a moment everyone was shocked into silence. Then the men all began to ask questions.

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