The National Council of Cherokee Indians approves resolutions repealing its ordinance of secession, renouncing its support for the Confederacy, declaring new support for the U.S., and abolishing slavery in the Cherokee Nation.
Category: Indian Territory
The Battle of Chustenahlah
Confederate Texans and Native Americans defeat Unionists a second time this month in the Indian Territory.
Divisions in the Indian Territory
The war threatens to divide the Native American tribes just as it divides North and South, with Unionist Natives fleeing toward Kansas and Confederate allies of the Five Civilized Tribes in pursuit.
Bitter Feuds of Long Standing
Confederates capitalize on Native American animosity toward the U.S. to form a tentative alliance.