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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[American Indian Genealogy|American Indian Research]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[American Indian Military|Military]]''
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[American Indian Genealogy|American Indian Research]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[American Indian Military|Military]]''
  
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=== War of 1812 (1812-1815)  ===
 
=== War of 1812 (1812-1815)  ===
  
=== Civil War (1861 to 1865)  ===
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'''Tribes on the British / Canada Side'''
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[[Image:{{Six Nations Survivors of War of 1812}}]] In the photo to the right of veterans of the War of 1812, from left to right are John Smoke Johnson, Jacob Warner (Iroquois) and John Tutlee (Iroquois). <br>
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About 35 tribal nations fought with the British and Canadians during the War of 1812.<ref>Canadian Encyclopedia, [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/first-nations-in-the-war-of-1812 First Nations in the War of 1812], (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref> Tecumseh, the Shawnee war chief, worked to unite the Indians with the British.
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Some of these nations were:
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*[[Potawatomi Indians|Potawatomi]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia">Canadian Encyclopedia, [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/first-nations-in-the-war-of-1812 First Nations in the War of 1812], (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref><ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Chippewa Indians|Ojibwa]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" /><ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Shawnee Indians|Shawnee]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" /><ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Ottawa Indians|Ottawa]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" /><ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Kickapoo Indians|Kickapoo]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" /><ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy|Iroquois]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" /><ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Mohawk Indians|Mohawk]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" />
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*[[Seneca Indians|Seneca]]&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" />
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*Sauk&nbsp;<ref name="CanEncyclopedia" />
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*[[Creek Indians|Creek]]&nbsp;<ref>Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812#Creek_War Creek War], in War of 1812 Wikipedia article, (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref>
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*Creek Red Sticks&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812">Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812 War of 1812 article], (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref>
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*[[Chippewa Indians|Ojibway]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*Chickamauga&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Sac and Fox Tribe|Fox]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Miami Indians|Miami]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*Mingo&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Delaware Indians|Delaware (Lenape)]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*Mascouten&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*[[Wyandot Indians|Wyandot]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia1812" />
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*Maybe Huron and [[Winnebago Indians|Winnebago]]&nbsp;<ref name="Own Words">D.E. Graves,[http://www.napoleon-series.org/military/Warof1812/2006/Issue2/c_abos.html In Their Own Words - Aboriginal Leaders and the War of 1812] in The War of 1812 Magazine, Issue 2: February 2006, (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref>
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*[[Mdewakanton Indian Reservation (Minnesota)|Mdewakanton Sioux]]&nbsp;<ref name="Own Words" />
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'''Tribes on the U.S. Side'''
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*[[Choctaw Indians|Choctaw]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia 1812">Wikipedia contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812 War of 1812 article], (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref>
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*[[Cherokee Indians|Cherokee]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia 1812" />
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*[[Creek Indians|Creek]]&nbsp;<ref name="wikipedia 1812" />
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*[[Seneca Indians|Seneca]]&nbsp;<ref>Canadian Encyclopedia, [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/first-nations-in-the-war-of-1812 First Nations in the War of 1812], (accessed 12 July 2012).</ref>
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'''Web Sites Concerning Indian Involvement'''
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*[http://umbrigade.tripod.com/articles/shawnee.html Shawnee in the War of 1812], by Richard Williams, gives a short history of Tecumseh and his brother, Tenskwatawa, The Prophet, who fought with the British and then went to Canada. Most Shawnee remained neutral during the War of 1812.
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*Clarke Historical Library, [http://clarke.cmich.edu/resource_tab/native_americans_in_michigan/michigan_pioneer_historical_collection/war_of_1812/war_of_1812_home.html War of 1812], lists many magazine articles going back to 1886 with brief descriptions of the articles and links to digital copies of most of the articles.
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*[http://www.angelfire.com/on3/oneida/page79.html Ely Parker's List of Oneida Indian Volunteers, War of 1812]<br>
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*[http://www.nps.gov/hobe/historyculture/upload/creek%20muster.pdf Major William McIntosh’s Company of Creek Indians, Creek War of 1814]
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=== Mexican War (1846-1848) ===
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=== Civil War (1861-1865)  ===
 
[[Image:{{Cherokee Confederates Reunion}}]]  
 
[[Image:{{Cherokee Confederates Reunion}}]]  
 
See [[American Indians in the Civil War|American Indians in the Civil War]] for information about American Indian Civil War records, web sites, etc. with links to articles about the American Indian regiments involved in the Civil War.  
 
See [[American Indians in the Civil War|American Indians in the Civil War]] for information about American Indian Civil War records, web sites, etc. with links to articles about the American Indian regiments involved in the Civil War.  
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=== World War II (1941-1945)  ===
 
=== World War II (1941-1945)  ===
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=== References ===
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Revision as of 21:47, 30 August 2012

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Contents

Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

War of 1812 (1812-1815)

Tribes on the British / Canada Side

Six Nations Survivors of War of 1812
In the photo to the right of veterans of the War of 1812, from left to right are John Smoke Johnson, Jacob Warner (Iroquois) and John Tutlee (Iroquois).

About 35 tribal nations fought with the British and Canadians during the War of 1812.[1] Tecumseh, the Shawnee war chief, worked to unite the Indians with the British.

Some of these nations were:

Tribes on the U.S. Side

Web Sites Concerning Indian Involvement

  • Shawnee in the War of 1812, by Richard Williams, gives a short history of Tecumseh and his brother, Tenskwatawa, The Prophet, who fought with the British and then went to Canada. Most Shawnee remained neutral during the War of 1812.
  • Clarke Historical Library, War of 1812, lists many magazine articles going back to 1886 with brief descriptions of the articles and links to digital copies of most of the articles.

Mexican War (1846-1848)



Civil War (1861-1865)

Cherokee Confederates Reunion

See American Indians in the Civil War for information about American Indian Civil War records, web sites, etc. with links to articles about the American Indian regiments involved in the Civil War.

The regimental pages often include lists of the companies with links to the locations where the companies started. Men in the companies often lived in the locations where the companies were raised. Knowing a location can help when researching more about the soldiers and their families.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System allows name searching for soldiers. The result set gives the regiments for the soldiers. Then you can check the Wiki regiment pages to determine locations. Often knowing the locations that had men in a regiment will help you determine if a soldier was your ancestor.

World War I (1917-1918)

World War II (1941-1945)

References

  1. Canadian Encyclopedia, First Nations in the War of 1812, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Canadian Encyclopedia, First Nations in the War of 1812, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 Wikipedia contributors, War of 1812 article, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, Creek War, in War of 1812 Wikipedia article, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  5. 5.0 5.1 D.E. Graves,In Their Own Words - Aboriginal Leaders and the War of 1812 in The War of 1812 Magazine, Issue 2: February 2006, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Wikipedia contributors, War of 1812 article, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  7. Canadian Encyclopedia, First Nations in the War of 1812, (accessed 12 July 2012).