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Lewis Wetzel

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


Allman, Clarence Brent. The Life and Times of Lewis Wetzel, Scottsdale, PA, Memmoite Publishing House, 1932, E.V. Publishing, 1939.
B W544a B w544l.

___________________. Lewis Wetzel, Indian Fighter; The Life and Times of a Frontier Hero , New York, Devin-Adair Co., 1961.
B W544al.

Bennett, Emerson. The Forest Rose; a Tale of the Frontier , Lancaster, OH, Mallory Publishing Co., 1850, F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1959.
F B47lf .

Carroll, George. "Warfare on the Frontier," West Virginia History , vol 50, 1991 pp. 79- 90.
Arc 1. 4:

Bicentennial Vignettes, Lewis Wetzel , n.p. 1976.
973 B583 v.3 Pam.

Draper, Lyman Copeland. Draper Manuscript Collection , State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1951.
Mi 43-1.12-15. v. E.

Ellis, Edward Sylvester. Life and Times of Daniel Boone...with Sketches of Simon Kenton, Lewis Wetzel, and Other Leaders in the Settlement of the West , Philadelphia, Porter & Coates, 1884.
B B724e.

Hartley, Cecil B. Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel; the Virginia Ranger...and Other Heroes of the West , Philadelphia, G.G. Evans, 1859.
B W544h.

Myers, R. Wetzel the Scout and Indian Fighter, Being the Life and Adventures of Lewis Wetzel, The Renowned Virginia Ranger and Scout... NY, Hurst and Co., n.d.
B W544m.

Peck, H. Heroes and Hunters of the West , Philadelphia, H.C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, 1860.
973.2 P33h.

Watson, Henry Clay. Six Nights in a Block-house; of Sketches of Border Life: Embracing Adventures Among the Indians, Feats of the Wild Hinters, and Exploits of Boone, Brady, Kenton, Wetzel, Fleehart and Other Border Heroes of the West , Philadelphia, J.E. Potter and Co., 1851.
977.01 W338.

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


"Adventure of Lewis Wetzel," The Casket, 1837.
"Death Wind," True Magazine, 2-1952.
"Legends of Lewis Wetzel," Washington Reporter, Washington, PA, 1-2/1-8-1954.
"Lewis Wetzel Enthusiasts Gather To See Frontiersman's Portraits," Wheeling News Register, 4-15-1998.
"Lewis Wetzel, Indian Foe, Will be Removed to Boyhood Home," n.d.
"Lewis Wetzel, Indian Fighter, Davy Crockett of Ohio," Times Signal, Zanesville OH, 3- 10-1957.
"More Fact Than Ficton," West Virginia Hillbilly, 2-26-1983.
"Rambling Rarebits," Parkersburg News, 11-17-1940.

"Lewis Wetzel, Dark Hero of the Ohio"
Article by James P. Pierce from The Early America Review

"Lewis Wetzel: Warfare Tactics on the Frontier"
Article by George Carroll which appeared in West Virginia History

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