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Cornstalk Monument at Point Pleasant Battle Monument State Park

Chief Cornstalk

The following is a list of books and articles about Chief Cornstalk which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Benjamin, J.W. "Prelude to Peace with the Indians, Cornstalk Raider and Peacemaker," Part I, The West Virginia Review, Vol 24: September 1947,. pp 15-17, 22.

____________ "Prelude to Peace with the Indians, Warriors Without a Chief," Part II, The West Virginia Review, Volume 25: October 1947. pp. 20-22, 26.

Comstock, Jim. "Cornstalk," The West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Vol. 6: 1976, pp. 1131-32.

Conley, Phil. "Cornstalk," The West Virginia Encyclopedia, Vol. 1: 1929, pp. 182-183.

Ewing, A. "Cornstalk's Raid on the Greenbrier---1763," The West Virginia Review, Vol. 13: June 1936, pp. 266-268.

Lambert, Harold. "Cornstalk King of the Rhododendron Country," West Virginia History Quarterly, Vol. 19, April 1958, pp.194-203.

Thwaites and Kellogg. "Dunmore's War," (Wisconsin Historical Society, 1905).
973.27 T548.

Truman, Timothy. Straight Up to See the Sky, Forestville, CA: Eclipse Books, 1991.
RR977 T677s.


"Point Pleasant 'Curse' Told," 12-20-1967.
"Did Chief Cornstalk Leave a Curse on Point Pleasant," by Helen M. White, 12-24-1967.
"Chief Cornstalk Referred to as Being Brave Man," 10-6-1971.
"The Curse of Cornstalk," by Pat Siler, 11-29-1970.
"The Curse; Disaster is Reminder of Chief Cornstalk's Warning," 4-29-1978.
"Death of Cornstalk," 7-13-1933.
"Vanishing Curse of Cornstalk," 8-3-1958.
"Colonial Week-end Trip of Cornstalk," 1-2-1927.
"Murder of Cornstalk," 1-24-1924.
"Old Letter Tells of March on Cornstalk, by Shirley Donnelly, 5-13-1958.
"Cornstalk," by Andrew Price, 1-28-1926.
"Cornstalk's Curse Termed Only Myth," 12-19-1967.
"The Curse of Cornstalk?," by Adrian Gwin, 12-18-1967.
"Fighting Chief Cornstalk's Remains Laid to Rest Again," 9-21-1954.
"The Curse of Cornstalk, Does the Indian Chief Still Punish Point Pleasant," 8-17-1989.

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