It was the first day of May in 1769. Daniel Boone left his home on the Yadkin River in North Carolina on his quest to discover the country of Kentucky. He brought along with him five friends which were: John Finley, John Stewart, Joseph Holden, James Monay, and William Cool. They traveled a long and tiring journey through a mountainous area. On the seventh day of June, they were at the Red River which John Finley had recently been trading with the Indians and from the top of the mountains, saw the beautiful land of Kentucky. They stayed in this area where they built shelter to cover them from weather. The men found this area loaded with wildlife so they were never short on food. They practiced there hunting skills here and got really good. They stayed around that area until December 22 and that is when things change. Daniel Boone and John Stewart went out on a journey through the forests just exploring the area; towards the end of the day they came walked a small hill where a number of indians jumped out and attacked the two. The Indians...
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... the fort in a group of 440 men being commanded by a Frenchman. The men sent a summon to Daniel wanting him to surrender the fort. They decided not to surrender even though they were out numbered. Daniel and his men suprisengly held the attack off and made them siege and depart.
Daniel and all the other men that traveled to Kentucky were harrased all the time by the Indians. They fought all they time but they never gave up. Finally after a while the violence between the two stopped and there was piece between the two. They never talked or joined together but they didn't fight anymore. I've learned alot about Daniel Boone from this passase. He was a very heroic man. He never gave up and he always helped his other people out. I learned that he discovered Kentucky, which I didn't know before this. Now everytime I hear Daniel Boone's name, I will know he is a true hero!!
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