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FC: The Battle of | Dove Creek | By Caitlyn Burke
1: The Civil War | The Civil War was a long and bloody war fought between 1861 and 1865. The Southern "Rebels" seceded from the Union and attacked Fort Sumter. That began the Civil War. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which gave the slaves their freedom. After the four long years, Confederate leader Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union.
2: The Battle of | The Battle of Dove Creek took place on January 8, 1865 along Dove Creek in present-day Tom Green County, Texas.
3: Dove Creek | What happened during this battle, was that the Confederates misunderstood the Kickapoo Indian tribe, and they attacked. About 485 men found their empty campsite, and tracked the Indians down, killing many.
4: The Battle of | The Confederates ended up taking several of the Kickapoo's horses. However, the Indians were well covered in the brush, and 16 soldiers were killed in the first few moments by the Indian fire.
5: Dove Creek | The Confederates won, but they didn't celebrate. Weather conditions were poor, and they lost Captain Gillentine.