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Sam Bell Maxey and the Confederate Indians

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General Maxey, dignified, articulate, and confident, arrives in Indian Territory in 1863 to assume command of a diverse and motley army of Indians. The troops are in disarray; they are suspicious of tribal alliances, weakened from malnutrition, their crops have been pillaged, and they are discouraged by a series of battlefield setbacks at the hands of the Union Army invadi ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by State House Press (first published April 4th 1995)
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A short (88 pgs) account of Maxey's time as commander of Confederate forces in the Indian Territory and superintendent of Indian affairs. An interesting account of a neglected front.
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1956–1973, staff correspondent and bureau chief on The Christian Science Monitor. Honors included the American Bar Association’s 1972 Silver Gavel Award for the best national reporting, for a series on American prisons.
1973–1976, media specialist on the staff of Republican Vice President Nelson Rockefeller of New York.
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