Rifles for Watie

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Harper & Row, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 332 pages
Sixteen-year-old Jefferson Davis Bussey cannot wait to join the Army and defend the Union against the dreaded Colonel Watie, but when he is assigned to infiltrate the enemy camp as a spy, he discovers the rebels are boys and men just like him, and he must then decide whether to betray his enemies or join them.

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A fictional first person account based on actual experiences, writings, and memoirs of the Cherokee who fought with Watie and the confederates during the civil war. a good read. Read full review

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User Review  - melydia - LibraryThing

Jeff joins the Union Army in Kansas and fights in the Civil War for a few years. Stuff happens, of course, but that's the gist of it. This book took me forever to read. Not because it's long - it isn ... Read full review

Contents

Linn County Kansas 1861
1
Bushwhackers
9
Fort Leavenworth
15
Copyright

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-->Harold Keith--> (1903-1998) was the University of Oklahoma Director of Sports Information and the author of Oklahoma Kickoff, also published by the University of Oklahoma Press

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