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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 34 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 20 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 18 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 18 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 18 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 16 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 14 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: may 22, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Indians or search for Indians in all documents.

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An Indian War in Michigan. --A private letter from a gentleman residing in Bridge-hampton, Sanilac, county, dated the 6th inst., states that considerable excitement prevailed in that vicinity, on account of the assembling of a large number of Indians (about 160) near there, who were threatening an attack upon the settlers, declaring that "the country belonged to them, and they meant to have it again." The settlers were engaged in casting bullets and making preparations for defence. Can it be that we are on the eve of an Indian war in Michigan? There are several thousand Indians remaining in the State, and such a prospect would be anything but agreeable. We think it more probable, however, that this is a local difficulty, growing out of land occupancy, which mutual explanation will arrange.--Detroit Tribune.
near by. The soldiers immediately took him in charge, and quite an excitement was raised, many of them being in favor of hanging him on the spot. The officers, however, by much persuasion, succeeded in getting him in the Colonel's quarters. He was afterwards removed to the jail, where he had an examination on Sunday. George Cop way is in Washington, and, it is said, has tendered to the President a company of the Indians of Michigan. He has made a selection of one hundred tall, fleet Indians, whom he proposes to use as scouts and runners for the army, and to occupy the advanced posts from Cairo to Eastern Virginia. They are not to be armed, except so far as is necessary for self-defence, but from their fleetness and knowledge of forest life are to be employed as messengers and auxiliaries to the army on the outposts. A detachment of the 71st Regiment, returned from a cruise down the Potomac, report that a heavy battery has been erected by the Virginians at Acquia Creek.