Unformatted text preview: reduced troop levels, elements of many tribes, such as the Eastern Sioux and Navajo ladrones , raided the encroaching white farmers and miners the Army usually protected. When the army returned it waged a brutal total war against the aggressors, depriving the Eastern Sioux of their generous reservation and relocating the Navajo, whether they were guilty of raiding or not....
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- Fall '09
- Civil War, Native Americans in the United States, American Civil War, United States Army, Civil War period