Date of Award

5-2007

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Legacy Department

History

Advisor

anderson, paul

Abstract

like all americans, the native peoples were swept into the crucible that was the civil war. although under no obligation to participate in that conflagration, many indian tribes joined one side, some even both factions. the catawba peoples of south carolina were among these, fully committing to the confederacy. that seemingly contradictory response in the light of their treatment by south carolina is the subject of this thesis.

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