Moore, Stephen L.

Last stand of the Texas Cherokees : Chief Bowles and the 1839 Cherokee war in Texas / Stephen L. Moore. - Garland, Tex. : RAM Books, 2009. - 213 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-204) and index.

Duwali comes to Texas -- The land struggle begins -- The Cherokees and the Fredonian rebellion -- Sam Houston and the "great paper" -- The February 1836 Cherokee Nation Treaty -- Promises broken -- "Null and void" -- Câordova's Rebellion -- The beginning of the end -- The Kickapoo War -- The Cherokee Texas Rangers -- Cherokees join the Texas Rangers -- "Destruction or explusion" -- The Texan forces assemble -- The Snively Expedition -- Council Creek negotiations -- "You are between two fires" -- "The great spirit will be pleased" -- First blood on Battle Creek -- July 15: the first stand -- Battle of the Neches -- The execution of Chief Bowles -- "Among heroes and martyrs".

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Bowles, John, ca. 1756-1839.


Texas Rangers--History--19th century.


Cherokee Indians--History--Texas--19th century.
Cherokee Indians--Government relations.
Indians of North America--Wars--Texas.
Cherokee Indians--History--19th century.
Indians of North America--History--Texas--19th century.

E99.C5 / M85 2009