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A Creek warrior for the Confederacy

the autobiography of Chief G.W. Grayson

by G. W. Grayson

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Grayson, G.W. 1843-1920.,
    • Creek Indians -- Biography.,
    • Creek Indians -- History.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Indian.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introduction by W. David Baird.
      GenrePersonal narratives, Confederate.
      SeriesThe Civilization of the American Indian series ;, [v. 189]
      ContributionsBaird, W. David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.C9 G7 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2397755M
      ISBN 100806121033
      LC Control Number87027617

      Bibliography. Angie Debo, The Road to Disappearance: A History of the Creek Indians (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ). Michael D. Green, The Creeks (New York: Chelsea House, ). Douglas A. Hurt, "'The Indian Home is Undone;: Anglo Intrusion, Colonization, and the Creek Nation, –," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 83 (Summer ). John R. Swanton, Early History of the Creek. The Muscogee, also known as the Muskogee, Muscogee Creek, Creek, Mvskokvlke, or the Muscogee Creek Confederacy (pronounced [məskógəlgi]) in the Muscogee language, are a related group of indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands. Their original homelands are in what now comprises southern Tennessee, all of Alabama, western Georgia and part of northern Florida.

      Creek Indians were also known as Muskogee. The Creek Indians are one of the Five Civilized Tribes: Creek, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole. Cultural area is the Southeast United States.. Linguistic group: Muskogean Federal Status: Recognized Clans: Wind, Bird, Alligator, and Bear Original homeland: along the banks of the Alabama, Coosa, Tallapoosa, Flint, Ocmulgee, and Chattahoochee. Abihka, see Creek Confederacy and Muskogee. Alabama. Perhaps connected with the native word "albina," meaning "to camp," or alba amo, "weed gatherer," referring to the black drink. Also called: Ma'-mo a n-ya-di, or Ma'-mo ha n-ya, by the Biloxi. Oke-choy-atte, given by Schoolcraft (), the name of an Alabama town, Oktcaiutci.

        Seeking a more nuanced and complete treatment of Polk's life and Civil War generalship is Huston Horn's Leonidas Polk: Warrior Bishop of the Confederacy. With roughly pages covering the period between Polk's West Point enrollment and the beginning of the Civil War, the book is much more than a military biography. Confederate Indians. It belongs on every Civil War Trans-Mississippi shelf and would make a welcome addition to any Civil War collection. Confederate Historical Instztute JERRY RUSSELL A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy: The Autobiography of Chief G. W. Grayson. Edited and with an Introduction by W. David Baird. Author: Ron Tyler.


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The Creek confederacy, or “league of the Muscogulgee” was a purely political organization connecting the various and disparate elements, which composed it, for common action against external aggression.

It had no direct influence on the social organization of the tribes, and the most appropriate term for this, and other Indian confederacies. A Creek warrior for the Confederacy: the autobiography of Chief G.W. Grayson. [G W Grayson; W David Baird] -- The author participated in the Battle of Honey Springs, the capture of the J.R.

Williams, the engagement at Flat Rock Creek, and the second battle of Cabin Creek. Creek Confederacy Languages. For more than a century before their removal to the west, between andthe people of the Creek confederacy occupied some 50 towns, in which were spoken 6 distinct languages, viz, Muscogee, Hittite, Koasati, Yuchi, Natchez, and Shawnee.

He was the Principal Chief of the Lower Creeks, and a member of the Creek Nation’s House of Warriors. The Captain filling out this form was N. Moore who served in Company K of the 1st Creek Cavalry (Indian Territory). There are some excellent books written on the role that Indians played in the Confederacy.

#W55 - Price $ A confederate soldier, pioneer merchant, rancher, newspaper publisher, and town builder, George Washington Grayson also served for six decades as a leader of the Creek Nation.

His life paralleled the most tumultuous events in Creek Indian and Oklahoma history, from the aftermath of the Trail of Tears through World War I.

As a diplomat representing the Creek people, Grayson worked to shape. Review of A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy: The Autobiography of Chief G. W Grayson. Without question this memoir by a mixedblood Creek dignitary who fought with Indian units attached to the armies of the Confederacy is the most informative and carefully edited account of the Civil War in Indian Territory after But it is more than Author: William E Unrau.

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