Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of

The astonishing, hitherto unknown truths about a disease that transformed the United States at its birthA horrifying epidemic of smallpox was sweeping across the Americas when the American Revolution began, and yet we know almost nothing about it. Elizabeth A. Fenn is the first historian to reveal how deeply variola affected the outcome of the war in every colony and the lives of everyone in North America.By 1776, when military action and political ferment increased the movement of people and microbes, the epidemic worsened. Fenn's remarkable research shows us how smallpox devastated the American troops at Québec and kept them at bay during the British occupation of Boston. Soon the disease affected the war in Virginia, where it ravaged slaves who had escaped to join the British forces. During the terrible winter at Valley Forge, General Washington had to decide if and when to attempt the risky inoculation of his troops. In 1779, while Creeks and Cherokees were dying in Georgia, smallpox broke out in Mexico City, whence it followed travelers going north, striking Santa Fe and outlying pueblos in January 1781. Simultaneously it moved up the Pacific coast and east across the plains as far as Hudson's Bay.The destructive, desolating power of smallpox made for a cascade of public-he...

  • ASIN: 080907821X

Plains War Shirt Pattern

Plains War Shirt

Developed from museum examples, this pattern will make a classic Northern Plains buckskin war shirt. Sioux, Cheyenne, Crow, Arapaho and Blackfoot style shirts are depicted, with hints on placement of various decorations and beadwork. Sizes S,M,L,XL and XXL. modeled by Donald Cole Echota - Cherokee

  • Color: Natural.
  • Brand: Missouri River
  • ASIN: B008B2C4QW
  • UPC: 960603005119

Native American Lion Skull T-Shirt Indian Headdress War Tee

Native American Lion Skull T-Shirt Indian Headdress War

This Native American Lion Skull tee is designed for lovers of Medicine man, feather headdress, Cherokee, Sioux, Apache, Cheyenne, Crow, Ute, Blackfeet, Plains Cree, & Native American gifts for mom, dad, brother or sister. Do you love Indian Headdress gifts, American Indians, warbonnets, skulls, awesome sketches, biker clothing, motorcyle style apparel, chiefs, warrior pride & War designs? Check out our brand to see designs on shirts, hoodies, long sleeves & sweatshirts. Our designs make great gifts for friends, family, co-workers & gag gifts! Great gift ideas for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Birthdays, Christmas and other holidays. Check back often because new designs are loaded all the time!

  • Color: White
  • Brand: American Pride USA Flag Apparel Co.
  • ASIN: B07R17V4CN

BUFFALO BILL "WWD" WHITE TEE SHIRT (XL)

BUFFALO BILL "WWD" WHITE TEE SHIRT

5.3 oz, 100% cotton preshrunk jersey knit Quarter-turned to eliminate center crease SMALL - 18" CHEST X 28" LENGTH MEDIUM - 20" CHEST X 29" LENGTH LARGE - 22" CHEST X 30" LENGTH XL - 24" CHEST X 31" LENGTH 2XL - 26" CHEST X 32" LENGTH 3XL - 28" CHEST X 33" LENGTH 4XL - 30" CHEST X 34" LENGTH 5XL - 32" CHEST X 35" LENGTH

  • Color: White
  • Brand: Gildan
  • ASIN: B00PMVNFUO

USS Sioux City LCS-11 Rate AW Aviation Antisubmarine War Operator T-Shirt

USS Sioux City LCS-11 Rate AW Aviation Antisubmarine

MilitaryBest is proud to offer this USS SIOUX CITY LCS-11 Rate AW Aviation Antisubmarine War Operator T-Shirt. This shirt is made of 100% cotton. Each shirt is proudly printed in the USA. A percentage of the sale of each MilitaryBest item is forwarded to the licensing departments of each respective branch of service in support of the MWR (Morale, Wellness, & Recreation) program. These payments are made by either ALL4U LLC or the wholesaler from where the item originated. Our team thanks you for your service and your support of these programs. Unless there is a defect in material or workmanship, returns or exchanges are not accepted.

  • Color: Blue
  • Brand: Generic
  • ASIN: B07JWCYYWB

3" Diameter Cloth Patch Ogallala Sioux War Party Native American Indians with Permanent Adhesive Can Be Ironed On Or Sewn Works On All Clothing

3" Diameter Cloth Patch Ogallala Sioux War Party

Iron On Or Sewing Patch 3 Inches in Diameter. A common household iron is all that is required ,set at the wool setting for 15 seconds. Each patch has a black 1/8 border around the edge of it, Sublimation imprint process, the patch is good for 100 + washings.

  • Brand: King Of Patches
  • ASIN: B07S98Y8N2
  • UPC: 037203832442

UND University Of North Dakota Fighting Sioux Men's Fitted Raglan T shirt Black

UND University Of North Dakota Fighting Sioux Men's

We Are a Manufacturer Who Specialized in Making T-Shirt.All T-Shirts Are Made With 100% Cotton Shirts And Eco-inks.We Use Digital Printing Which Produces Color Variety With High Quality.We can print front,back,left shoulder,right shoulder,left chest and right chest nowadays.The UND University Of North Dakota Fighting Sioux Graphic is on the front of the confortable and soft tee shirt.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: LOVETEE
  • ASIN: B01KVNDHZK

Iowa Silhouette Native Women's Regular Fit Tee Shirt Large-Black

Iowa Silhouette Native Women's Regular Fit Tee Shirt

Regular standard fit womens style. Please refer to our sizing chart for measurements.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: 99 Volts
  • ASIN: B0195MWDK8

I Heart Love Iowa Silhouette Women's Regular Fit Tee Shirt XXL (2XL)-Black Long Sleeve

I Heart Love Iowa Silhouette Women's Regular Fit

Regular standard fit womens style. Please refer to our sizing chart for measurements.

  • Color: Long Sleeve Black
  • Brand: 99 Volts
  • ASIN: B018GWKZQC

Trail of Painted Ponies Woodland Hunter

Trail of Painted Ponies Woodland

Woodland Hunter: 'Woodland Hunter came to me through research and study of the northern plains tribes, ' says Kevin Kilhoffer, a native of western Oklahoma who studies, draws and paints the American West. 'I found records of a Franciscan missionary stationed at a fur trade fort dating back to 1836, and in his notes he described a Teton Sioux warrior who rode into the fort wearing a magnificent war shirt adorned with scalps and wonderful art work decorating his horse.' Incorporating markings that tell of deeds, wisdom, wealth and bravery, and outfitting his Pony with a shield, weapons, saddle and bags for transporting food, Kevin has created an astounding and historically accurate tribe to that plans Indian warrior.

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: PHS6141
  • ASIN: B009Q4BWVW
  • UPC: 748787122200
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