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Description - General Stand Watie's Confederate Indians by F. Cunningham

This is the story of Stand Watie, the only Indian to attain the rank of general in the Confederate Army. An aristocratic, prosperous slaveholding planter and leader of the Cherokee mixed bloods, Watie was recruited in Indian Territory by Albert Pike to fight the Union forces on the western front. He organized the First Cherokee Rifles on July 29, 1861, and was commissioned a colonel. In 1864, after battling at Wilson's Creek and Pea Ridge, he became brigadier general. Watie was the last Confederate general to lay down his arms in surrender, two months after Appomattox. In her foreword, Brad Agnew discusses Watie's role in the Civil War and his reception by later historians.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780806130354
ISBN-10: 0806130350
Format: Paperback / softback
(215mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: University of Oklahoma Press
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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