Horatio B. Cushman
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|Horatio B. Cushman|
August 13, 1820|
Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States
October 18, 1904|
Greenville, Texas, United States
|Notable works||History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Natchez Indians.|
Horatio Bardwell Cushman (August 13, 1820 – October 18, 1904) was an American historian. He is known for writing a History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Natchez Indians. The book is well known source for Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Natchez Indian history.
Cushman was born on August 13, 1820 in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. He was the son of missionaries who worked at Mayhew, Mississippi. Cushaman, as a child, witnessed the Choctaw Indians' removal from 1831 to 1833. During the American Civil War, Cushman served as a private in the 43rd Mississippi Infantry. After the War in 1868, Cushman moved to Texas near the Red River where the Choctaw Nation was found. In 1884, Cushman began writing his Choctaw and Chickasaw history. He spent six years researching for the book. It was first printed in 1899. He died on October 18, 1904 and was buried in Greenville, Texas.
- 1899. History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Natchez Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma.
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