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Life of General Stand Watie

Mabel Washbourne Anderson

Life of General Stand Watie

the only Indian brigadier general of the Confederate Army and the last general to surrender.

by Mabel Washbourne Anderson

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Published by Mayes County Republican in [Pryor, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watie, Stand, -- 1806-1871.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Indian troops.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 10, no. 161.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15426721M

    Stand Watie And The Agony Of The Cherokee Nation book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stand Watie And The Agony Of The Cherokee Nation book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is an absolutely fantastic biography of a truly amazing and tragic life. The book is well written /5. Stand Watie was a Cherokee leader who signed the Treaty of New Echota, which led to the tribe’s removal from its homeland in the southeastern United States to the Indian Territory (modern-day Oklahoma). Watie also fought for the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, becoming the only Native American to achieve a general’s rank on either side during the war.

    Jeff is present at several battles in the Western Theater, is court-martialed, witnesses an execution, almost starves to death, gets malaria, loses several friends to death, falls in love, meets real-life General Stand Watie, is chased for days on end, earns a Congressional Medal of Honor, and even enlists as a Confederate soldier while acting. Stand Watie: The Last Confederate General. General Stand Watie, C.S.A., was the only Native American to receive the rank of general and on J , he was the last Confederate general to surrender his command. This Georgia born Cherokee was charismatic and seemed to be a born leader.

    As a member of the Ridge-Watie-boundinot faction of the Cherokee Nation, Watie supported removal to the Cherokee Nation, West, and signed the Treaty of New Echota in , in defiance of Principal Chief John Ross and the majority of the Cherokees (see Cherokee Trail of Tears: A History).Watie moved to the Cherokee Nation, West (present-day Oklahoma), in and settled at Honey Creek. Rifles for Watie starts out with an authors note that explains the historical research and interviews that Harold Keith conducted in order to make the book as realistic as possible. And that research shows in every area of this book, from the attitudes of the various people to the details of battles to the geographical locations/5.


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Stand Watie, Cherokee chief who signed the treaty forcing tribal removal of the Cherokees from Georgia and who later served as brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the U.S.

Civil War. Watie learned to speak English when, at the age of 12, he was sent to a mission school. He later helped. The life of General Stand Watie: The only Indian brigadier general Life of General Stand Watie book the Confederate Army and the last general to surrender, [Anderson, Mabel Washbourne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The life of General Stand Watie: The only Indian brigadier general of the Confederate Army and the last general to surrender. Rifles for Watie is a children's novel by American writer Harold was first published inand received the Newbery Medal Life of General Stand Watie book following year.

Set during the American Civil War, the plot revolves around the fictional sixteen-year-old Jefferson Davis Bussey, who is caught up in the events of historical personages (e.g. Generals Stand Watie and James G.

Blunt) and Author: Harold Keith. “General Stand Watie’s Confederate Indians fills an important void in Civil War history.” Edwin L. Kennedy Jr., Military Review “While the emphasis is on the military contribution of the Confederate Indians, the book includes information on the long-standing conflict within the Cherokee Nation between “full-bloods” and “mixed /5(15).

Life of General Stand Watie, the only Indian brigadier general of the Confederate Army and the last general to surrender. Permanent link to this book Link to this page. Embed this book. Version. UTC About the version. About this Book/Tools Sidebar. Rifles for Watie shows the brutality of war and the realities of serving in a combat zone as opposed to the romanticized myth of war as adventure or as a rite of passage.

Although Rifles for Watie and its protagonist ultimately stand firmly on the side of the Union, the novel offers critical generosity in its portrayal of those who fought for. Get this from a library. The life of General Stand Watie, the only Indian brigadier general of the Confederate Army and the last general to surrender.

[Mabel Washbourne Anderson] -- Watie was the highest ranked Native American in the Confederate army and renowned for his leardership in the Battle of Pea Ridge and other battles.

He also was the last Confederate general to. by Mabel Washbourne AndersonRevised Edition. Originally published inthis is the Second Edition, Revised. Republished with an added author was the granddaughter of Washburn, missionary to the Cherokees. Stand Watie was. Surrender of General Stand Watie by Dennis Parker was dedicated on May 2, The commission was managed by the Oklahoma State Senate Historical Preservation Fund, Inc.

The painting is located outside the Oklahoma State Senate lounge on the fourth floor of the Oklahoma State Capitol and can be viewed daily from when the Senate is.

Stand Watie was born at New Echota in the Eastern Cherokee Nation of present day Gordon County, Ga., in He was given the Cherokee name "Degadoga," meaning “he stands,” at birth.

His father was a full-blood Cherokee, and his mother was half-blood, but they baptized him in the Moravian Church where his Christian and Cherokee names were Followers: Stand Watie () Born at Oothcaloga in the Cherokee Nation, Georgia (near present day Rome, Georgia) on DecemStand Watie's Cherokee name was De-ga-ta-ga, or "he stands." He also was known as Isaac S.

Watie. This is the story of Stand Watie, the only Indian to attain the rank of general in the Confederate Army. An aristocratic, prosperous slaveholding planter and leader of the Cherokee mixed bloods, Watie was recruited in Indian Territory by Albert Pike to Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.

The Life of General Stand Watie, the Only Indian Brigadier General of the Confederate Army and the Last General to Surrender by Mabel Washbourne Anderson.

Anderson, Mabel Washbourne. The Life of General Stand Watie, the Only Indian Brigadier General of the Confederate Army and the Last General to Surrender Pryor, OK: Genre: Biography. Get this from a library. Life of General Stand Watie: the only Indian brigadier general of the Confederate Army and the last general to surrender.

[Mabel Washbourne Anderson]. I first heard of Stand watie playing a great video game called civil war 2 by Ageod. I said who is this great Indian general and why have I never heard of him.

So I went a red a book on him General Stand Watie's Confederate Indians by Frank Cunningham University of Oklahoma Press He was the only Native American Confederate General commanding the Confederate Indian Cavalry of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi.

Watie was the last Confederate General to surrender in June The author was the grandniece of Stand Watie. This book was first published in Howes A ; Nevins II page Very good +.

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Watie had been fighting two civil wars—one against the United States and another against fellow Cherokees. The latter began more than three decades earlier. Jeff Bussey walked briskly up the rutted wagon road toward Fort Leavenworth on his way to join the Union volunteers.

It was in Linn County, Kansas, and Jeff was elated at the prospect of fighting for the North at last. In the Indian country south of Kansas there was dread in the air; and the name, Stand Watie, was on every tongue. A hero to the rebel, a devil to the Union man, Stand Watie 4/5(17).

Stand Watie. Such a man was three-quarter-Cherokee Stand Watie, the only Indian to attain the rank of general in either the Federal or Confederate armies. Born in near Rome, Georgia, and educated at a Christian church mission school in Tennessee, Watie proved himself a leader even as a.

When Jeff Bussey first sees General Stand Watie, he is really pretty disappointed in what he sees. The General just does not live up to his expectation of what he ought to look like.

What Jeff has.Civil War general Stand Watie, Cherokee, surrenders last The Cherokee chief Stand Watie is the last Confederate general to surrender in the Civil War.

Watie’s raids behind Union lines had distracted and delayed Union troops when they were badly needed at battles. Rifles for Watie (Book): Keith, Harold: Jeff Bussey walked briskly up the rutted wagon road toward Fort Leavenworth on his way to join the Union volunteers.

It was in Linn County, Kansas, and Jeff was elated at the prospect of fighting for the North at the Indian country south of Kansas there was dread in the air; and the name, Stand Watie, was on every tongue.