30 minutes | Apr 19, 2021

62 The Iroquois in the Civil War | Part 1 | Indian Territory

In 1861 a group of Seneca-Cayuga Iroquois who had relocated to Oklahoma in search of peace find themselves right in the middle of the American Civil War. Learn about the war in the west. This episode has everything, Cherokee Confederates fighting against Free Black Soldiers and Union allied Iroquois. Maurading desperados, tears, betrayals, death, and of course many battles. Notes: Armstrong, William H. Warrior in Two Camps: Ely S. Parker, Union General, and Seneca. Syracuse University Press, 1978. Gibson, Arrell Morgan. "Native Americans and the Civil War." American Indian Quarterly (Oct. 1985): 385–410. Hauptman, Laurence M. The Iroquois in the Civil War: From Battlefield to Reservation. Syracuse University Press, 1992.  https://web.archive.org/web/20101224094712/http://civilwarreference.com/battles/detail.php?battlesID=1271
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