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" ... fort. Divisions, or partitions of logs, separated the cabins from each other. The walls on the outside were ten or twelve feet high, the slope of the roof being turned wholly inward. A very few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part... "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Страница 337
по Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 страници
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Library of American History: Containing Biographical Sketches, of Washington ...

1855 - 640 страници
...few of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under one, leaving an opening at the commencement of the second story to prevent...

Annals of the West: Embracing a Concise Account of Principal Events which ...

James Handasyd Perkins, James R. Albach - 1857 - 976 страници
...of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. " The block houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...lodgment under their walls. In some forts, instead of block houses, the angles of the fort were furnished with bastions. A large folding gate, made of thick...

A History of Indiana, from Its Earliest Exploration by Europeans to the ...

John Brown Dillon - 1859 - 637 страници
...few of these cabins had puncheon floors; the greater part were earthen. The blockhouses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions *Late in the spring of 1777, the chiefs Cornstalk, Redhawk, and another Indian, visited...

History of Washington County: From Its First Settlement to the Present Time ...

Alfred Creigh - 1871 - 507 страници
...of these cabins had puncheon floors, the greater part were earthen. The block-houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet beyond the outer walls of the cabin and stockade. Their upper stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimension than...

Our Western Border: Its Life, Combats, Adventures, Forays, Massacres ...

1875 - 756 страници
...puncheon floors, but nearly all earthen. The block-houses were built at the angles of the fort, projecting about two feet beyond the outer walls of the cabins...inches every way larger in dimension than the under ones, so as to allow the occupants to fire straight down and prevent the enemy from making a lodgment...

History of Kanawha County: From Its Organization in 1789 Until the Present ...

George Wesley Atkinson - 1876 - 338 страници
...cabins and stockades. Their upper stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under one, leaving an opening at the commencement...lodgment under their walls. In some forts, instead of block -houses, the angles of the fort were furnished with bastions. A large folding gate made of thick...

History of Kanawha County: From Its Organization in 1789 Until the Present ...

George Wesley Atkinson - 1876 - 338 страници
...Doddridge, in his " Notes on Virginia," thus describes a pioneer fort : " The block-houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under one, leaving an opening at the commencement of the second story to prevent...

Woman on the American Frontier: A Valuable and Authentic History of the ...

William Worthington Fowler - 1876 - 527 страници
...but most of the floors were earthen. At the angles of these forts were built the blockhouses, which projected about two feet beyond the outer walls of the cabins and stockade ; these upper stories were about eighteen feet, or two inches every way larger than the under...

Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands ...

John Brown Dillon - 1879 - 784 страници
...of these cabins had puncheon floors ; the greater part were earthen. The block-houses were built at the angles of the fort. They projected about two feet...stockades. Their upper stories were about eighteen feet every way, larger in every way than the under one, leaving an opening at the commencement of the...

The History of Kentucky: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time

Timothy Shay Arthur, William Henry Carpenter - 1881 - 316 страници
...but the greater part of the floors were earthen. The block-houses were built at the angles of the1 fort. They projected about two feet beyond the outer...stories were about eighteen inches every way larger in dimensions than the under ones, leaving an opening at the commencement of the second story to prevent...




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