The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy, 1863-1866 by Annie Heloise Abel | 9780803259218 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy, 1863-1866

The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy, 1863-1866

by Annie Heloise Abel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803259212

ISBN-13: 9780803259218

Pub. Date: 08/01/1993

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press


Late in April 1861, President Lincoln ordered Federal troops to evacuate forts in Indian Territory. That left the Five Civilized Tribes—Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles—essentially under Confederate jurisdiction and control. The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy, 1863–1866, spans the closing years of the

Overview


Late in April 1861, President Lincoln ordered Federal troops to evacuate forts in Indian Territory. That left the Five Civilized Tribes—Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles—essentially under Confederate jurisdiction and control. The American Indian and the End of the Confederacy, 1863–1866, spans the closing years of the Civil War, when Southern fortunes were waning, and the immediate postwar period.
 
Annie Heloise Abel shows the extreme vulnerability of the Indians caught between two warring sides. "The failure of the United States government to afford to the southern Indians the protection solemnly guaranteed by treaty stipulations had been the great cause of their entering into an alliance with The Confederacy, "she writes. Her classic book, originally published in 1925 as the third volume of The Slaveholding Indians, makes clear how the Indians became the victims of uprootedness and privation, pillaging, government mismanagement, and, finally, a deceptive treaty for reconstruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803259218
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

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