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Black, White, and IndianRace and the Unmaking of an American Family$
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Claudio Saunt

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195176315

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.001.0001

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“It is negroes that we are killing now”: The Graysons' Civil War

“It is negroes that we are killing now”: The Graysons' Civil War

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Black, White, and Indian

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During the Civil War, many Creek Indians (as well as other members of the Five Civilized Tribes) joined the Confederacy. This chapter follows the fate of the Graysons as some family members went South and others headed North. In Indian Territory, slavery and race played a significant role in dividing families and communities.

Keywords:   Civil War, Indian Territory, Five Civilized Tribes, Creek Indians, Confederacy, slavery, race

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