Francis Vigo: Forgotten Builder of the American Republic by Bruno Roselli 1933 Revolutionary War Hero Vicennes Indiana ~ George Rogers Clark


Title: Vigo: A Forgotten Builder of the American Republic

Author: Bruno Roselli

Description: First Edition. Black cloth stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket rubbed; some light edgewear; in an archival mylar sleeve. 280 pages.

Biography of Francis Vigo (1747-1836), an Italian-American fur trader and muleteer who aided and financed the American forces during the Revolutionary War, who operated as an informant to George Rogers Clark, is regarded as a hero of the Vicennes campaign, and was instrumental in the American acquisition of the Midwest. Vigo County, Indiana, is named for him.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Stratford Company
Place: Boston
Year: 1933

Keywords: American Revolution, Revolutionary War, Italian-Americans, Vicennes, Vigo County, Indiana, George Rogers Clark,

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