The Second Battle of Cabin Creek: Brilliant Victory (Hardcover)

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By Steven L. Warren, William L. Shea (Foreword by)
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The commander of the three-hundred-wagon Union supply train never expected a large ragtag group of Texans and Native Americans to attack during the dark of night in Union-held territory. But Brigadier Generals Richard Gano and Stand Watie defeated the unsuspecting Federals in the early morning hours of September 19, 1864, at Cabin Creek in the Cherokee nation. The legendary Watie, the only Native American general on either side, planned details of the raid for months. His preparation paid off--the Confederate troops captured wagons with supplies that would be worth more than $75 million today. Writer, producer and historian Steve Warren uncovers the untold story of the last raid at Cabin Creek in this Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal-winning history.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540232618
ISBN-10: 1540232611
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: November 13th, 2012
Pages: 258
Language: English