Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 20 mm
In this thoroughly researched and copiously documented work, Moulton provides a detailed description of the struggle of the Cherokees and Ross, their leader, to convince the United States Government to abide by agreements made earlier in numerous treaties.--"Georgia Historical Quarterly"
Moulton recounts with care the stormy post-removal days in Indian Territory. Considerable attention is also given to Ross's efforts to keep his tribe from being drawn into the Civil War, his decision to sign a treaty with the Confederacy, his eventual disavowal of the southern alliance, and his escape behind Union lines.--"Western Historical Quarterly"
Moulton has produced a thoroughly scholarly, readable, and even-handed biography of a complex and controversial figure in Cherokee and U.S. politics.--"American Indian Quarterly"
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