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Now What: Scout's Honor
3/5/2010
Answers for the beginner, the befuddled and anyone hitting a brick wall.

American Indians served as scouts for both the Union and Confederate armies.

Q. How do I trace an American Indian when all I have is the name the Army gave him when he became an Indian scout around the Civil War era?

A. You're fortunate to have that English name for your ancestor. It will help you research backward, so you can learn your ancestor's American Indian name and tribe.

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