By Roy Chandler. Non-Fiction story of Tim Murphy who may be our young nation's earliest recognized hero. Seneca Tribesmen seized Murphy during his infancy and then he was traded to the Huron. Freed during the prisoner exchange of 1764, Murphy discovered his superior ability with a Pennsylvania longrifle. Still a youth, he turned to frontier marksmanship competitions to provide a challenging if tenuous livelihood. Murphy attained national prominence during the Revolutionary War fighting in a number of actions. An early volunteer in the Pennsylvania militia, Tim Murphy served valiantly in rifle companies including the justly famed Daniel Morgan's Riflemen. 396 pages - Hardcover.
Publisher: Iron Brigade Armory Date of Publication: 2003 Number of Pages: 396
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