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The Riflemen of the Ohio

A Story of the Early Days along ''The Beautiful River''

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 103,653 / 291 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.8
LoC Category: PS
Series: Young Trailers
Downloads: 1,729
Added to site: 2008.07.08
mnybks.net#: 21454
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Adventure

Further adventures of the hero of "The young trailers" and his friends. Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, and Girty, the renegade, appear in the story.

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by the rain or be roughened by the wind blowing it about among the bushes."

"Then the feather indicates the presence of hostile Indians?" said Adam Colfax thoughtfully. "I know by your manner that you think so."

"I am sure of it," said Henry with great emphasis.

"You're right, no doubt. You always are. But look how strong our force is, men tried in toil and battle, and they are many! What have we to fear?"

He looked over his light-hearted host, and his blue eyes, usually so cold, kindled with warmth. One might search the world over, and not find a hardier band. Truly, what had he to fear?

Henry saw that the leader was not convinced, and he was not one to waste words. After all, what did he have to offer but a stray feather, carried by the wind?

"Dismiss your fears, my boy," said Adam Colfax cheerfully. "Think about something else. I want to send out a hunting party this afternoon. Will you lead it?"

"Of course," said Henry loyally. "I'll be ready whenever the

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