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Tango0103 Mar 2018 12:03 p.m. PST

"The Cherokee Nation, while not a state, was most certainly involved in the War Between the States as a "foreign ally". While some Cherokee troops were aligned with the Union, others aligned themselves with the Confederacy. The result was a war between factions within the Cherokee Nation. Below is a chronology of Cherokee involvement…"
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Quaama03 Mar 2018 2:33 p.m. PST

I've always been interested in Gen. Stand Watie: can anyone recommend any good books about him? [I've been considering a purchase of 'General Stand Watie's Confederate Indians by Frank Cunningham' but there seem to be some bad reviews on it: any opinions on that one?]

Bill N03 Mar 2018 4:14 p.m. PST

I have in storage a book that is mostly a collection of letters by Confederate Cherokees during the ACW. Cannot recall the title.

Legion 404 Mar 2018 8:27 a.m. PST

A number of Indian tribes fought on both sides of the ACW. And at times against each other. Though numbers small compared to the forces of the North and South.

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