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  1. I enjoy every single post, and always learn something! Especially interested in Fort Mims era.

  2. Every time I see one of these,”research” reports about Native Americans who fought in either the confederacy, or the union, I cannot help but to cringe. No one seemed to want to do the actual research and discover that it wasn’t just the 5 nations that fought. The Catawba are always left out of the articles.
    Needless to say, that it wasn’t just the civil war that dwindled their numbers, it was also an outbreak of small pox.

    1. I wish we had more information of the Catawba. Most information comes from old history books and I guess not much was said about them. If you’d like to post something about the Catawba, email it to [email protected]

  3. Love the history of the creeks. Weatherford was my ancestor

  4. […] the story Native Americans fought on both sides of the Civil War , only the five Native American tribes were mentioned. The Catawba Indians have often been left […]

  5. Interesting folks

  6. Love reading about America’s original people! Good article.

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  8. I live in Marion County. I have letters from my GGG Grandma talking about when she was a girl during the War between the States. She said Native American Confederate States Soilder’s would Raid there smoke house at night and take all the meat.

  9. My husband was Cherokee!

  10. Ever heard of Stand Watie

  11. Melanie Stickler Falconer

  12. Not sure what tribe my grandmother was but my dad 1/2 Indian he would get so dark in summer great man