WHT as pathfinder; Junaluska zouaves

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the in will a jr.. in can all semi- The Petcbsbcro Express, on the authority of its Norfolk correspondent, say that there are three hundred Indians at that point and that thev come from the countv of Cherokee. N. C. and under the skillful training of Gen. Jackson, a distir.iiutshed-meruber distir.iiutshed-meruber distir.iiutshed-meruber ot the North Carolina Senate from Cherokee, are now ready for immediate immediate action, . The only errors w find in the above state ment are' first that the Indians, are not irom Cherokee 'second thatthev are not under the skillful training of Gen. Jackson, a member of the JNorth Carolina benate, and third, that we don't believe that there Is a man of them'doWn at Norfolk. The to-called to-called to-called " JutialnskaHiSouaves would probably number about two hundred fighting men, the whole tribe (a branch of the once great Cherokee .Nation) numbering aboutl&lX) souls. Col. Thomas, of Jackson, who has long been the accent Of this aboriginal remnant is their leader and advisor in all things. Col. Thomas is something of a " path-finder path-finder path-finder " himself. Few men kBOW the geography ot the Southern Appalachian Appalachian country better, and he and bis Chero-kees Chero-kees Chero-kees would be invaluable in any mountain or partizan warfare ; but down at Norfolk, amid the bustle of camprand'tHurider of great guns, the simple dwellers around Quallatown would be lost and perhaps worse than useless. ,: "Junaluska""was the name of a favorite Chief of the tribe, said to be in many respects a geod roan, and who deserved well ol the btate. . I

Clipped from Newbern Daily Progress20 May 1861, MonPage 2

Newbern Daily Progress (New Bern, North Carolina)20 May 1861, MonPage 2
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