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  •  for battle I never heard of, there are a (6+ / 0-)

    lot of sites devoted to it, and some of them had links to paintings and engravings. Not to mention old history books, including this history on frontier forts in Pennsylvania

    http://books.google.com/...

    which had the map and color plate of Forty-fort.

    Another interesting source for pictures in from Harper's Monthly Magazine ... I found one from 1858 - shortly after the monument was built - with an article on the battle, with some "interesting" illustrations.

    "If you are sure you understand everything that is going on around you, you are hopelessly confused." Walter Mondale

    by klompendanser on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 02:11:46 PM PDT

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