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Iroquois History and Legends

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Jan 14, 2022

In 1862, after struggling for over a year to join the war effort dozen of men from the Seneca and Tuscarora nation were finally given a chance to showcase their prowess and courage. 


Armstrong, William H. Warrior in Two Camps: Ely S. Parker, Union General, and Seneca. Syracuse University Press, 1978.

Federal Publishing Company. The Union Army A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-65 — Records of the Regiments in the Union Army — Cyclopedia of Battles — Memoirs of Commanders and Soldiers Volumn VI Cyclopedia of Battles — Helena Road to Z. United States Army Reports. 

Madison, Wisconsin: Federal Publishing Company, 1908.

Gibson, Arrell Morgan. "Native Americans and the Civil War." American Indian Quarterly (Oct. 1985): 385–410.

Hauptman, Laurence M “A Seneca Indian in the Union Army: The Civil War Letters of Sergeant Isaac Newton Parker”, 1861-1865” 1995

Hauptman, Laurence M. The Iroquois in the Civil War: From Battlefield to Reservation. Syracuse University Press, 1992.

Images of America Tuscarora Nation Bryan Printup and Neiil Patterson Jr. Arcadia Publishing 2007