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  • Along the Greenbrier and New rivers adventurous boatmen ply in "batteaux," carrying merchandise or travelers who wish to explore the wonders of the New River cañon.

    The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland

  • His men were all volunteers, many of them as he had requested “active woodsmen, well acquainted with batteaux.”

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • His men were all volunteers, many of them as he had requested “active woodsmen, well acquainted with batteaux.”

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • The men gave him some information on the streams up which the produce of the Ohio might be carried on batteaux, but they knew nothing about the country through which it would be necessary to open a portage.

    Washington

  • By way of the Cheat, batteaux from the Ohio could be brought within ten miles, as he computed the distance, of water that flowed into Chesapeake Bay.

    Washington

  • The essentials were, first, to be certain Schuyler was going to advance in the general direction of Montreal; second, to procure the necessary batteaux for the ascent of the rivers; and, third, to find an able man to lead the expedition.

    Washington

  • By way of the Cheat, batteaux from the Ohio could be brought within ten miles, as he computed the distance, of water that flowed into Chesapeake Bay.

    Washington

  • The essentials were, first, to be certain Schuyler was going to advance in the general direction of Montreal; second, to procure the necessary batteaux for the ascent of the rivers; and, third, to find an able man to lead the expedition.

    Washington

  • The men gave him some information on the streams up which the produce of the Ohio might be carried on batteaux, but they knew nothing about the country through which it would be necessary to open a portage.

    Washington

  • The essentials were, first, to be certain Schuyler was going to advance in the general direction of Montreal; second, to procure the necessary batteaux for the ascent of the rivers; and, third, to find an able man to lead the expedition.

    Washington

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