Native American Tribes of the Mississippi TerritoryAmerican Local History Network - Native American Tribes of the Mississippi Territory, treaties, tribes.
"About 200 Choctaw braves enlisted in the Confederate service early in 1863, under the command of Major J.W. Pearce, and soon afterward were in an engagement with the Union soldiers at Tangipaho, with disastrous results. Many of the Indians and several of the white men officers were captured and some of the Indians were taken north and put on exhibition. This put an end to the battalion as an organization, which formally disbanded May 9, 1863, but a transfer was made to Spann's battalion of independent scouts."
Mississippi Choctaw's as Confederate Soldiers - off site link - Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
African Indian Genealogy - off site link - Researching African American Families among the Mississippi Choctaws
Cherokee Artillery - off site link
February 1899 - off site link - INDEX to Testimony of Mississippi Choctaw Applications, taken in Mississippi in January and February, 1899
SourcesA People's History of The Civil War, struggles for the meaning of freedom. David Williams, c. 2005.
Diary of a Confederate Soldier, John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade, William C. Davis, c. 1990.
Ulysses S. Grant, Soldier and President, Geoffrey Perret, c. 1997
MS Archives Newspapers - http://files.usgwarchives.net/ms/statewide/newspapers/scoutsof49gnw.txt Accessed May 1, 2010.
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