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War Beyond The States

Symposium looks at homefront experiences

Posted: November 9, 2012 at 2:11 a.m.

The George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill, Okla., is the only surviving antebellum mansion in the former Indian Territory. The Civil War devastated the Cherokee Nation, says David Fowler, director of the state historic site.

David Fowler does not mince words when he talks about the Civil War in Indian Territory, particularly in the Cherokee Nation that stretched across the northern part of what is now Oklahoma.

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Whats Up, Pages 13 on 11/09/2012

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