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Scalping of Union Soldiers

Title

Scalping of Union Soldiers

Description

This is a image reproduced in "The Adventures of Daniel Ellis the Union Guide" was made to illustrate the contempt Union soldiers had for the Indian fighters of Thomas' Legion.

Creator

Daniel Ellis

Source

Storm in the Mountains

Date

1982

Contributor

Vernon Crow

Original Format

Illustration

Text

This engraving reproduced in "The Adventures of Daniel Ellis the Union Guide" in 1867 was designed by Ellis to show his contempt of Thomas' Indians. William W. Stringfield and James W. Terrell differed on the frequency of scalping incidents by the Cherokees

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Daniel Ellis, Scalping of Union Soldiers, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 30, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/312.