"I Have Now Made a Path to Virginia": Outacite Ostenaco and the Cherokee-Virginia Alliance in the French and Indian War

@article{Wood2008IHN,
  title={"I Have Now Made a Path to Virginia": Outacite Ostenaco and the Cherokee-Virginia Alliance in the French and Indian War},
  author={D. M. Wood},
  journal={West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={31 - 60}
}
  • D. M. Wood
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • West Virginia History: A Journal of Regional Studies
Man Killer Ostenaco’s leadership in recruitment, diplomacy, and military campaigns along the Tug Fork, the South Branch of the Potomac River, and the Ohio River tie him directly to West Virginia’s history approximately one hundred years prior to its statehood. His role in the French and Indian War testifies to one facet of the Cherokee people’s long ties to the land we now call the Mountain State. The Cherokees’ personal sacrifices, woods lore, physical stamina, tactical knowledge, and… Expand

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