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Letter to George H. Johnson

Description: Letter to George H. Johnson in Stillwater, Oklahoma talking of some military companies in the Indian Territory during the Civil War. Includes reference to Company L. Nineteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry.
Date: March 25, 1930
Creator: Spotts, D.L.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Diary pages of George H. Johnson

Description: Diary of George H. Johnson. He writes about hunting, family, being in the military, and Indian Territory. He mentions General Custer, Black Kettle and crossing the Red River.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, George H.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Choctaw Chickasaw Observer

Description: This collection concerns the story of two Confederates who fought, were wounded and captured at the 1st battle of Cabin Creek. The soldiers were hospitalized at Fort Gibson until they escaped and traveled to North Fork Town. Additionally, there is a story related from a member of Quntrill's and his travels through Missouri to the Choctaw Nation. Included are works of fiction concerning romances. The paper was produced at Boggy Depot during the Civil War.
Date: November 30, 1863
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

"The Panther's Scream is Often Heard": Cherokee Women in Indian Territory during the Civil War

Description: The Civil War and intertribal factionalism in the Cherokee Nation left one-third of women as widows and one-fourth of the children as orphans by 1863. This article is a careful examination of the lives of many Cherokee women in which the author concludes that while the crisis may have empowered women, it also led to a crisis of identity for elite women.
Date: Spring 2000
Creator: Johnston, Carolyn Ross
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Notes and Documents, Chronicles of Oklahoma, Volume 78, Number 2, Summer 2000

Description: Notes and Documents section from Volume 78, Number 2, Summer 2000. It includes a document honoring Carl Coke Rister, who was inducted into the annual Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame in 2000. It also includes a short document describing the Civil War cavalry jacket of Louis McLane Hamilton, held by the State Museum of History.
Date: Summer 2000
Creator: Blochowiak, Mary Ann & Reed, Joseph M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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