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Deadly aim : the Civil War story of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters / Sally M. Walker.

By: Walker, Sally M [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Henry Holt and Company, 2019Copyright date: �2019Edition: First edition.Description: 304 pages : illustrations, photographs, maps.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781250125255; 1250125251.Other title: Civil war story of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters | Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters.Subject(s): United States. Army. Michigan Sharpshooters Regiment, 1st (1863-1865). Company K -- Juvenile literature | Ojibwa Indians -- Michigan -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile literature | Military participation -- Indian | Ojibwa Indians | Michigan | United States | American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) | 1800-1899Genre/Form: History. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 973.7/474 Summary: "More than 20,000 American Indians served in the Civil War, yet their stories have often been left out of the history books. In [this book, the author] explores the extraordinary lives of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters. These brave soldiers served with honor and heroism in the line of duty, despite enduring broken treaties, loss of tribal lands, and racism. Filled with fascinating archival photographs, maps, and diagrams, this book offers gripping firsthand accounts from the frontlines. You'll learn about Company K, the elite band of sharpshooters, and Daniel Mwakewenah, the chief who killed more than 32 rebels in a single battle despite being gravely wounded. [The author] celebrates the lives of the soldiers whose stories have been left in the margins of history for too long with extensive research and consultation with the Repatriation Department for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, the Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center, and the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinaabe Culture and Lifeways."-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"More than 20,000 American Indians served in the Civil War, yet their stories have often been left out of the history books. In [this book, the author] explores the extraordinary lives of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters. These brave soldiers served with honor and heroism in the line of duty, despite enduring broken treaties, loss of tribal lands, and racism. Filled with fascinating archival photographs, maps, and diagrams, this book offers gripping firsthand accounts from the frontlines. You'll learn about Company K, the elite band of sharpshooters, and Daniel Mwakewenah, the chief who killed more than 32 rebels in a single battle despite being gravely wounded. [The author] celebrates the lives of the soldiers whose stories have been left in the margins of history for too long with extensive research and consultation with the Repatriation Department for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, the Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center, and the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinaabe Culture and Lifeways."-- Provided by publisher.

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