And, of course, it includes many figures from the Indian Territory, who would later play important roles in the American Civil War. Right, Evelyn?
By this slightly sarcastic posting, I'm trying to say that just the inclusion of a sentence like the one above, makes your posting "on topic" and is factually correct.
The story of the Indian Removals or "Trail of Tears" is essential history for anyone trying to understand the Indian Territory in the Civil War, so Ehle's book is definitely worth reading.
I hope our Native-American experts, especially Ken Martin, offer their comments on this book.