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beings began to these continents by a land bridge now known as Bering Strait. Thus the earliest residents of the Americas were Asians. Dressed in skins and using stone-tipped weapons their sustenance depended on hunting and fishing

The Algonquin and Iroquois represented the two dominant confederacies of cognate tribes in the eastern part of the United States and Canada. They frequently clashed with each other especially after the Europeans came to these shores by way of the Atlantic Ocean and threatened the mode and place of existence of the native. At times they were formidable opponents of the white man in his relentless trek westward from the seaboard and across the mountains.

The writer on the Battlefield of Fallen Timbers, Maumee, Ohio, September 30, 1962. Picture courtesy A. Vernon Regehre, Inman, Kansas.

From 1622 to 1886 there was intermittent warfare between the various tribes and the white settlers, commencing in Virginia. Perhaps the most memorable of all the battles was that of Little Big Horn out in the Black Hills of South Dakota when Sitting Bull and his Sioux Indians massacred the army of General George A. Custer along with the General. This was in June in 1876. This was a day of mourning for the Breuningers as they had known the Custer family in Maryland and




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gctg010

Creator:
Rev. J. C. Breuninger

Notes:
The writer on the Battlefield of Fallen Timbers, Maumee, Ohio, September 30, 1962. Picture courtesy A. Vernon Regehre, Inman, Kansas.

Date:
Summer 1963

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Contributor:
Editor: Felix G. Robinson

Subject:
Maryland, History

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1750-1963

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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