Stories of Indian Attacks during the Revolutionary War, Part VI

1776. Summer. Cherokee Indian Troubles in North Carolina Throughout the war for independence, patriots in the Carolinas attempted to maintain peace with the Cherokee Indians, while the British soldiers bribed them with rifles, guns, and bullets.

Alexander Cameron lived among the Cherokee Indians and was known to be a bad and dangerous man. He exhorted (with about four hundred Cherokee warriors) that they should not turn against their English king who 15 was ill, and instead should join the army against the people of…



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