Civil War in the Indian Territory by Lary C. Rampp

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Published by Presidial Press in Austin .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Indian Territory -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Indian.

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Book details

StatementLary C. Rampp and Donald L. Rampp.
ContributionsRampp, Donald L.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16603105M

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In Indian Territory the Civil War is a story best told through shades of gray rather than black and white or heroes and villains. Since neutrality appeared virtually impossible, the vast majority of territory residents chose a side, doing so for myriad reasons and not necessarily out of affection for either the Union or the Confederacy.

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Austin, Tex.: Presidial Press, One of the most tragic theaters of Civil War conflict was the Indian Territory (modern Oklahoma), and the borderlands of Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Texas.

Both the Union and the Confederacy raised Native American units to contest this ground, and tribes were divided against one another and amongst themselves. Osprey's examination of the warring sides of the American Civil War (). InOklahoma (Indian Territory) was the recent home of the transported Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole).

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The Civil War in the Indian Territory proved to be a test of valor and endurance for both sides. Author Steve Cottrell outlines the events that led up to the involvement of this region in the war, the role of the Native Americans who took part in the war, and the effect their participation had on the war's outcome, particularly in this region.4/5(1).

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Blending federal documents, traditional archives, secondary sources, and oral histories, When the Wolf Came is highly recommended to students of the Civil War, the American South, American Indians, and federal Indian policy.”Brand: University of Arkansas Press. The story of Indian participation on both sides during the American Civil War.

Nine different tribal groups are featured and the author aims to show how and why the Indians, who were seeking legitimacy, autonomy and land, were decimated and dislocated in what was their last chance for co-existance.5/5(1). In Indian Territory the Civil War is a story best told through shades of gray rather than black and white or heroes and villains.

Since neutrality appeared virtually impossible, the vast majority of territory residents chose a side, doing so for myriad reasons and not necessarily out of affection for either the Union or the Confederacy.

In this, the most important military engagement in Indian Territory during the Civil War, the Union army was victorious, due to superior artillery and inferior Confederate gunpowder.

After Honey Springs the Civil War in Indian Territory assumed a different form and was, in truth, a minor affair. Reviews Photo of hardcover Book for Sale. Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains "renumbered" several times.

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Clampitt, Bradley R. The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory. University of Nebraska Press, $ ISBN Looking West: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory This collection of eight essays and the editor’s “Introduction" aims at what few books on the Civil War attempt: it deals with the Civil War.

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InOklahoma (Indian Territory) was the recent home of the transported Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole). When the Civil War broke outboth Union and Confederate state forces moved in and began fighting, both in the Indian Territory and across the borders of neighbouring states (mainly Kansas, but also.

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Cowsert. This dissertation explores the American Civil War in Indian Territory, with a particular focus on the experiences of the Five Tribes—Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.

Throughout the dissertation, I offer three overarching arguments. A significant portion of the collection consists of letters written during the Civil War between Christian H. Isely and his wife, Marie Elizabeth “Eliza” Dubach. Christian served in the 2nd Kansas Cavalry and they traveled throughout Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma; which was then Indian Territory.

At the end of the war, the reconstruction process commenced and the Indian Territory was not exempt. Though Abraham Lincoln desired, and the Johnson Administration advocated for, a soft peace and quick reconstruction of the Union, a different stance was taken when it came to relations with native tribes that had sided with the Confederacy.

The Choctaw Nation on the eve of the Civil War / P. Bonnifield; Wichita Indian agents, / J.C. Paige; Chief John Ross and William P.

Dole: a case study of Lincoln's Indian policy / G.E. Moulton; Samuel Bell Maxey as Confederate Commander in Indian territory / N. Hobson; The breakdown of Confederate-Five Civilized Tribes relations / K.A. About the Book.

The sad plight of the Five Civilized Tribes -- the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek (Muscogee), and Seminole -- during America’s Civil War is both fascinating and often overlooked in the literature.

Fromthe Indians fought their own bloody civil war on lands surrounded by the Kansas Territory, Arkansas, and Texas. Set just as the Civil War is bringing its tide of violence and hatred into the Great Plains, Cletus, the slave of a Choctaw Indian plantation owner in Indian Territory (Southern Oklahoma), decides to escape to Kansas, after being brutally beaten and framed by his sadistic foreman.4/5(1).

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The large amount of space devoted to the above pays dividends later on, helping readers to better understand how the Civil War between North and South also became a intra- and inter-tribal Civil War, one that spilled over from Indian Territory into.

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Edward H. Hall III, ureau of Indian Aflairs ArikaraHidatsa. Some Civil War battles occurred in Indian Territory. The first battle in Indian Territory took place July 1 and 2 inand Union forces included the 1st Kansas Colored Infantry. [45] The first battle against the Confederacy outside Indian Territory occurred at Horse Head Creek, Arkansas on Febru Recommended Reading: Civil War in the Indian Territory, by Steve Cottrell (Author), Andy Thomas (Illustrator).

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Map of the Civil War in Indian Territory vii Introduction: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory 1 Bradley R. Clampitt 1. Bitter Legacy: The Battle Front 19 Richard B. McCaslin 2. Hardship at Home: The Civilian Experience 38 Clarissa Confer 3.

Our Doom as a Nation Is Sealed: The Five Nations in the Civil War 64 Brad Agnew 4. - Images of the Civil War as it was in Indian Territory from to See more ideas about Civil war, Indian territory, War pins. As states began to secede from the Union and form the Confederacy, the Native American tribal nations in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) closely watched the growing conflict.

In JanuaryArkansas’s governor, Henry M. Rector, wrote Cherokee chief John Ross, asking the Cherokee Nation to support the Confederacy. Rector felt that if the Cherokee supported the. The Civil War was more than a rupture between Northern and Southern states and Americans over the issue of slavery; other regions and other groups were drawn into the dispute.

Several American Indian nations, including the Choctaw Nation, officially sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War.

A larger revival of publications in book form really didn't occur until decades later, and it would be before the first attempt at a comprehensive overview (Rampp and Rampp's The Civil War in the Indian Territory) was published.It fought in the Indian Territory and Arkansas.

Logistics in Indian Territory. After abandoning its Indian Territory forts early in the Civil War, the Union army was unprepared for the logistical challenges of trying to regain control of the territory from the Confederate government.This remarkable image comes from our collection here at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

This is Dr. Lee Massey Alexander, a Confederate surgeon who served in Missouri and in the Indian Territory (modern-day Oklahoma) during the Civil War. Close. 1 2 Posted by 5 hours ago.

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