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An elegiac poem. [electronic resource] / Composed by F-----n H-----y, a citizen of Boston, ; and published ... as a sacred testimony of gratitude and regard to the immortal memory of those brave and gallant heroes, who fell gloriously fighting for their country in the bloody Indian battle at Miami, near Fort-Washington, in the Ohio-country, Nov. 4, 1791 ...

Author/Creator:
Hearsey, Freeman, 1773?- author
Publication:
[Boston : Printed by Ezekiel Russell, 1791?]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages)) : illustrations (relief cuts)
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46186.
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Subjects:
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1790-1794 -- Poetry.
St. Clair's Campaign, 1791 -- Poetry.
United States -- History, Military.
Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1795.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Elegies.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Verse in fourteen numbered stanzas; first line: Hark! while the thunders roar aloud.
Included in Miscellaneous pieces, in verse, by Freeman Hearsey [1805?], Shaw 50549, with title: On the battle at the Ohio.
With relief cuts depicting "The bloody battle, fought in Nov. 1790, by Gen. Harmar;" "Bloody Indian battle at Miami, 1791;" "The gallant and intrepid Major Butler, (brother to the unfortunate general) ..." and "Missasago, or chief warrior, who was commander of the Indian army at the late bloody and desperate battle." Ezekiel Russell, of Boston, used the cut of Major Butler in his almanacs, and the scenes of the battle at Miami in his edition of the Columbian tragedy (Evans 23268).
Text in two columns; printed area measures 39.4 x 23.1 cm.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 46186).
Cited in:
Bristol B7723
Shipton and Mooney 46186
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