I would recommend this book to anyone even remotely interested in history of the Mohawk Valley.
Colonial history is a special interest of mine and I've read many books covering the French and Indian and Revolutionary wars in New York.
Mr. Berleth has what I have found to be a rare talent for making a compelling narrative out of an overwhelming amount of material.
I grew up in the area of the subject matter and am well acquainted with the area and I still learned a great deal I never knew.
A riveting account of the times. Read more
Colonial history is a special interest of mine and I've read many books covering the French and Indian and Revolutionary wars in New York. This book is one of the best. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles Walbridge
What a great book. I was born and raised in Upstate New York (Rochester) and attended college at Geneseo and have always wondered about the Americans who lived here before me,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by John Woznick
In the past couple of years I have become extremely interested in the history of the valleys south of the Utica area. An acquaintance recommended this book so I picked it up. Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. DeMolay
I should like to think that I'm fairly comfortable with the history of the American Revolution inclusive of the wilderness campaign conducted by George Rogers Clark, but this book... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Donald F. Kaminski
I was born and raised in the village of Ilion, NY which is in the Town of German Flatts along Steele's Creek mentioned in this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Lennox
Love this book. If you have any interest in the early history of America, especially the first wars, and the early settlers/emigrants of the north east, this is kind of where it... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jernigan00