America’s civil war is known as a conflict between the South. Native American tribes, despite the fears of removal from their native homelands, served on both sides during the Civil War. The Native Americans, who belonged to many tribes, knew that chosen the wrong side could cause them to lose their lives and their freedom. The leadership of the tribes may or may not have gotten involved. The tribal councils knew that treaties were often broken and choosing the wrong side may have caused retribution from the winning side.
Native Americans served as Continue Reading »