OPT Documentaries

The Civil War Battle of Newtonia

Special | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Against the tragic backdrop of war, there are often very unique stories. The Civil War remains an enduring part of our national and our state history. Nearby Newtonia, Missouri was the site of a sometimes overlooked but significant battle of the Civil War--reported to be the only civil war battle outside of Indian Territory where regimented Native-Americans fought on both sides.

Aired: 02/24/11

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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