THE CIVIL WAR IN THE AMERICAN WEST by Alvin M. Josephy Jr; see pages 89-90 for The Battle at Stanwix Station; one wounded, a California volunteer. The
Confederates withdrew back towards Phoenix. As part of that movement the commander of the Union detachment sent out from Fort Yuma. Captain McCleave, was captured in the Pima villages near present day Phoenix at about the same time. Stanwix Station is west of Phoenix. This was on/after 15 March 1862.
Next another detachment was sent out to try to recover McCleave. On April 15 at Picacho Peak another engagement resoved into a mutual withdrawal from the encounter. This time one man was killed the officer in charge of the SUB-detachment, a Lt. Barrett.
The Confederates in these efforts were The Arizona Volunteers, an independent company, Captain Sherod Hunter commanding .
Civil War in the American West An accurate and detailed history of the Western Theater of
the Civil War, which was largely forgotten by history. He was one of the first historians to fully understand the impact that California had on the war as he gives an accounting of the Federal raid on the Dan Showalter Ranch in San Bernadino on October 5, 1861.
500 Nations An eight-part documentary that explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North
and Central America, from pre-Colombian times through the period of European contact and colonization, to the end of the 19th century and the subjugation of the Plains Indians of North America
Indian Warriors - The Untold Story of the Civil
War Some 20-30 thousand Native Americans fought in the Civil War. Ely Parker was a Seneca leader who found himself in the thick of battle at the side of General Ulysses S. Grant. Stand Waite, a Confederate General and a Cherokee was known for his brilliant guerilla tactics
Civil War in the Indian Territory When the war broke out, both sides wanted the Five Civilized Tribes, led by the Cherokees, and each got around half. The
Confederacy sent Brigadier General Albert Pike to recruit them, and he did a pretty good job. A strange, brilliant, man, Pike's career as a General is a minor footnote in his long life
The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War The Cherokee people, who had only just begun to recover from
the ordeal of removal, faced an equally devastating upheaval in the Civil War. The Cherokee Nation, with its sovereign status and distinct culture, had a wartime experience unlike that of any other group of people