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A Civil War Naval Battle


Subdeacon Joe

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and won by cavalry.

 

On June 15, 1864, Watie and his Confederate Indian Brigade ambushed the J.R. Williams just as it rounded a bend of the Arkansas river near Pheasant Bluff, about five miles below the juncture with the Canadian River.

 

High above the slow moving river, Stand Watie carefully concealed three light cannons in the brush. They watched with guns at the ready as the J.R. Williams confidently traversed the calm waters of the Arkansas.

 

Life is weird.

 

Weird is good.

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and won by cavalry.

 

 

 

Life is weird.

 

Weird is good.

 

 

 

Just goes to show,........

 

 

 

Ya can't keep a bunch of good Injuns down !! :lol:;)

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Glad you all enjoyed that.

 

Can you imagine what you would have thought if you ran across that in a novel? Likely thrown the book across the room and muttered something about "Why can't the guy write something believable?"

 

Shows again that fiction has to be plausible, life just has to happen.

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