Originally published over 100 years ago, The Making of New England is Samuel Drake's engrossing compact description of the critical periods of discovery, exploration and settlement of New England from the earliest beginnings. He details a faithful record of the actions of forefathers and the home life of the pioneer settlers, illustrating how the country grew to be the great and prosperous nation it is today.
Bunker Hill: The Story Told in Letters from the Battlefield Experience the Battle of Bunker Hill from the British soldier's viewpoint. This is a collection letters written by soldiers and Generals alike. Read about the city, the land, the people and the military groups in and around Boston and Charlestown. There are letters, regimental reports and descriptive histories of the English military regiments involved in the battle, from artillery to front line foot soldiers. Examine this fascinating account of a pivotal battle in America's War for Independence. Presented as it was originally published in 1875.