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The massacre at Fall Creek

by Jessamyn West

  • 286 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- Fiction,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction,
    • Indiana -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJessamyn West.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.W51903 Mas, PS3545.E8315 Mas
      The Physical Object
      Pagination373 p. ;
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5064312M
      ISBN 100151578206
      LC Control Number74030377

        The Fall Creek Massacre was all too typical—seven whites murdering nine Indians in Indiana in , for no apparent reason. The outcome set a precedent. Six of the killers were arrested (the other disappeared) and tried for their crimes. Two turned state’s evidence; the other four were convicted and sentenced to hang.   Fall Creek Massacre. By WFIU Staff Posted November 8, On Ma , two families of Seneca Indians were camped between Fall Creek and Deer Lick Creek in Madison County. Their hunt.

      The Fall Creek massacre took place in near Pendleton, a town in Fall Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana, when a mixed group of nine Native Americans was killed by seven white men, most of whom were subsequently brought to trial for the murders. The resulting legal actions, which rose to the level of the Indiana Supreme Court, led to.   The Fall Creek Massacre The Fall Creek Massacre was the name given to the brutal murders of a peaceful group of Seneca and Miami Indians by white settlers. The actual massacre occurred on March

      The Fall Creek Massacre was all too typical—seven whites murdering nine Indians in Indiana in , for no apparent reason. The outcome set a precedent. Six of the killers were arrested (the other disappeared) and tried for their crimes. Two turned state’s evidence; the other four were convicted and sentenced to hang. The Massacre at Fall Creek suffers from divided attentions — on one hand, the decision Pendleton’s citizens must make between the four white men guilty of the commonplace sin of killing Indians and the lethal mass of Seneca warriors just over the hill provides Ambiguity with a central role; Reviews 75 on the other hand, Miss West focuses on Author: Kerry Ahearn.


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The Massacre at Fall Creek Paperback – Septem by Jessamyn West (Author)Cited by: 1. A solid bit of historical fiction For this Hoosier reviewer, The Massacre at Fall Creek is most interesting since the places involved are no more than a 45 minute drive from my house.

Jessamyn West does a great job of getting the "feel" of an frontier community - how small it was, how truly far away it was from "civilization" and how that isolation created a unique culture/5.

The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being formally charged with murder for killing Indians. Five whites were accused, tried by jury, convicted, and executed. West uses this historical record as the source for a fictional account of the events of the massacre and trial/5(2).

A gripping factional tale built around accounts of the first ever trial of white men for murdering Indians in North America. It is a pity the original trial did not have a more salutary effect on American society, for the massacre of its native peoples went on and on/5(13).

The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being formally charged with murder for killing Indians. Five whites were accused, tried by jury, convicted, and executed. West uses this historical record as the source for a fictional account of the events of the massacre and trial.

The Massacre at Fall Creek - Jessamyn West - Google Books. In the yearnot far from what is now Indianapolis, Indiana, five white men killed a group of nine innocent, peaceful Indians who were camped nearby.

Fall Creek, a settlement about miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, was on the frontier of white civilization. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Murder in Their Hearts: The Fall Creek Massacre by David Thomas Murphy at Barnes & Noble.

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Fall Creek, a settlement about miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, was on the frontier of white : THE MASSACRE AT FALL CREEK by Jessamyn West | Kirkus Reviews This is Jessamyn West's most eloquent book in some years with an authoritative sense of the time () and the place (Indiana) as well as the actual episode on which this story is based (however sketchy the surviving records).

The massacre at Fall Creek. In the yearnot far from what is now Indianapolis, Indiana, five white men killed a group of nine innocent, peaceful Indians who were camped nearby. Fall Creek, a settlement about miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio, was on the frontier of white civilization.

This is Jessamyn West's most cloquent book in some years with an authoritative sense of the time () and the place (Indiana) as well as the actual episode on which this story is based (however sketchy the surviving records). It deals, very simply, with the killing of nine Indians — men, women and children — for which four men were tried while a ""long hunter,"" Jud Clasby, ""too tough.

The cover of AU history professor David Murphy's new book, "Murder in Their Hearts: The Fall Creek Massacre." A stone marker stands at the site of the execution of the men involved in the Fall. The massacre at Fall Creek Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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American : The Massacre At Fall Creek, Jessamyn West, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York,Book Club edition, dust jacket shows light soiling, light edge wear, light age tanning on inside, brown boards, black spine with gold and red lettering and red stippled top edge, boards show light edge rubbing, pages, crisp, clean, no writing or marks.

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