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Blood moon : an American epic of war and splendor in the Cherokee Nation

Author: John Sedgwick
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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This "is the story of the century-long blood feud between two rival Cherokee chiefs from the early years of the United States through the infamous Trail of Tears and into the Civil War. The two men's mutual hatred, while little remembered today, shaped the tragic history of the tribe far more than anyone, even the reviled President Andrew Jackson, ever did. Their enmity would lead to war, forced removal from their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Major Ridge; John Ross; Major Ridge; John Ross
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sedgwick
ISBN: 9781501128714 150112871X
OCLC Number: 1030598747
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: xi, 487 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color, maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Sedgwick.

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This "is the story of the century-long blood feud between two rival Cherokee chiefs from the early years of the United States through the infamous Trail of Tears and into the Civil War. The two men's mutual hatred, while little remembered today, shaped the tragic history of the tribe far more than anyone, even the reviled President Andrew Jackson, ever did. Their enmity would lead to war, forced removal from their homeland, and the devastation of a once-proud nation"--Dust jacket flap.

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