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Portraits of the Past

Portraits of the Past
Portraits of the Past

Following the American Revolutionary War, the Chickasaw fought as allies of the new United States under General Anthony Wayne against other Indians.Following the American Civil War, the United States did give the Chickasaw problems for a few years afterward because the Chickasaw sided with the South.Note: This is a Ted Stillwell column from several years ago.Stillwell at [email protected]

They traded furs and pelts with them for English guns and rifles Allied with the British, the Chickasaw were often at war with the French and those skirmishes continued until France ceded its claims to the region east of the Mississippi after being defeated in the French and Indian War.When they crossed the great river (the Mississippi River) the poor dog drowned.

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