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To Die Game by W. McKee Evans
Publication Date: 1995-10-01
During the Civil War, many young Lumbee Indians of North Carolina hid in the swamps to avoid conscription into Confederate labour battalions and carried on a running guerilla war. This is the story of Henry Berry Lowry, a Lumbee who killed a Confederate official, escaped, and ran a guerilla gang.
Originally published in 1909. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.
Written from an Indian perspective, this text provides a history of the Lumbee Indians of southwestern North Carolina. Sections cover: the colonial period and the Revolutionary War; the Lowrie War; the development of the Lumbee educational system; Lumbee folklore; and the modern Lumbee.
The LEGEND of Henry Berry Lowrie is a NEW TELLING of the 150 year old story of a real American Robin Hood, a blue-eyed North Carolina Indian who robbed rich plantations and gave the contraband to the poor: while terrorizing the Ku Klux Klan.