A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy: The Autobiography of Chief G. W. Grayson

A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy: The Autobiography of Chief G. W. Grayson

by G. W. Grayson
     
 

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"The publication of George Washington Grayson’s autobiography brings to light perhaps the only existing written account of a nineteenth-century Indian leader. Born in 1843 near present-day Eufaula, Oklahoma, Grayson served as a Confederate army officer during the Civil War and in various offices of the Creek Nation from 1870 until his death in 1920. . .

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"The publication of George Washington Grayson’s autobiography brings to light perhaps the only existing written account of a nineteenth-century Indian leader. Born in 1843 near present-day Eufaula, Oklahoma, Grayson served as a Confederate army officer during the Civil War and in various offices of the Creek Nation from 1870 until his death in 1920. . . .Baird has produced an excellent edition that makes Grayson’s autobiography more accessible and that should bring it the attention it deserves."–Montana: Magazine of Western History

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"This is an interesting and entertaining work. Grayson provides an intimate and comprehensive view of Creek history from the inside, and Baird has made a significant contribution to Creek studies by making the autobiography widely available."–Journal of Southern History

"The publication of George Washington Grayson’s autobiography brings to light perhaps the only existing written account of a nineteenth-century Indian leader. Born in 1843 near present-day Eufaula, Oklahoma, Grayson served as a Confederate army officer during the Civil War and in various offices of the Creek Nation from 1870 until his death in 1920. . . .Baird has produced an excellent edition that makes Grayson’s autobiography more accessible and that should bring it the attention it deserves."–Montana: Magazine of Western History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806123226
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
03/15/1991
Series:
Civilization of the American Indian Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.59(d)

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