1st Osage Battalion
In September, 1861, Colonel John Mathews, Augustus
Captain and a number of Osage Indians burned Osage Mills and Mission; then
raided and sacked the town of Humboldt, Kansas.
The various Osage Indian chiefs and leaders did sign a Treaty on 2 October 1861 with Albert Pike, Commissioner of the Confederate States, to support the southern cause. The Osage tribes indicated they would provide at least 500 warriors to serve in the Confederate States Army. The 1st Osage Battalion, C.S.A., was organized with three companies in early 1862. It was sometimes known as Osage Broke Arm's Cavalry Battalion. This military unit did provide some 200 men to serve in the Confederate States Army. It was assigned first to General Ben McCulloch, then later to Brigadier General Douglas H. Cooper in his Cooper's Indian Cavalry Division in 1863-64. The 1st Osage Battalion served under Brigadier General Stand Watie in his First Indian Cavalry Brigade. Surrendered by Brigadier General Stand Watie near Doaksville, Indian Territory, on 23 June 1865.
|First Name||Last Name||Company||Rank_In||Rank_Out|
|F. A.||Lewis||C||Second Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|
|Ne cah yar hre||B||First Lieutenant||First Lieutenant|
|No pa walla||A||First Lieutenant||First Lieutenant|
|None cher she||C||First Lieutenant||First Lieutenant|
|Sta hack Caton||A||Second Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|
|Wah Kah chili||A||Second Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|
|Wah skon mon ne||C||Second Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|
|Wahshabenatmego||B||Second Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|
|Wahti in joh||C||Captain||Captain|
|Woh-cho a moshe||B||Second Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|