Between Two Fires: American Indians in the Civil War

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Simon and Schuster, 1996 - History - 320 pages
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In this monumental contribution to Native American history, Laurence Hauptman tells the hidden story of the 20,000 Indians who fought on both sides during the Civil War--and reveals why their participation hastened the government's genocidal war against them.

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Both sides attemted to recruit the support of native Americans during the Civil War. This is a story of those attempts and how they affected Native Americans. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Laurence M. Hauptman " is Professor of History in the State University of New York, College at New Paltz, and the author of several books on the Iroquois in New York state.

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