Let me preface my epistle with this, my great-great grandfather was a Southerner who lived in Arkansas and fought for the Union Army. He was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison almost the entire time the prison was open. 907 more words
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Confederate General, and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Stand Watie surrendered on June 23, 1865, the last Confederate general to surrender his brigade. He and his men had fought throughout the Indian Territory and the Trans-Mississippi theater, participating in more battles than any other Confederate unit in the theater, and waging a guerrilla war against Union supply lines and outposts. 418 more words
NORTH CAROLINA – The new Journal of Cherokee Studies has just been released by the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Volume 32 is now available in the Museum Store and is being mailed to Museum members. 283 more words
Here is the tale that we all know so well about many of our people.
A young woman by the name of Sarah Rector, from the Indian Territory Oklahoma (Creek Nation)–making her not only black, but Native as well, came into some land and on this land was oil; she was the first black millionaire in Kansas City. 192 more words