Jackson's Way: Andrew Jackson and the People of the Western Waters

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CONTENTS
Illustrations and Mapsviii
Prefaceix
Prologue1
Chapter 1 Beginnings11
Chapter 2 Vanguard of Empire32
Chapter 3 The Frontier39
Chapter 4 The Cumberland Salient51
Chapter 5 Under Siege65
Chapter 6 “I Am a Native of This Nation & of Rank in It”79
Chapter 7 The Rise of Andrew Jackson108
Chapter 8 Buchanan's Station and Nickajack127
Chapter 9 “When You Have Read This Letter over Three Times,
Then Burn It”
144
Chapter 10 Major General Andrew Jackson156
Chapter 11 Conspiracy and Blood174
Chapter 12 Old Hickory190
Chapter 13 Massacre208
Chapter 14 “Time Is Not to Be Lost”226
Chapter 15 Mutiny243
Chapter 16 They “Whipped Captain Jackson, and Run Him
to the Coosa River”
265
Chapter 17 Horseshoe Bend279
Chapter 18 “We Have Conquered”291
Chapter 19 “I Act without the Orders of Government”302
Chapter 20 “To Arms!”315
Chapter 21 “I Will Smash Them, so Help Me God!”329
Chapter 22 Beauty and Booty342
Epilogue363
Notes371
Selected Bibliography407
Index417

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