James Kirby Martin discusses the Oneidas and Six Nations during the Revolutionary War period.
James Kirby Martin
James Kirby Martin is Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History at the University of Houston. He is the author of Men in Rebellion: Higher Government Leaders and the Coming of the American Revolution (1973), Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered (1997), dealing with Arnold's service before his treason, and coauthor of Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution (2006), as well as editor of several works, including Ordinary Courage: The Revolutionary War Adventures of Joseph Plumb Martin (1993).
James Kirby Martin, history professor at the University of Houston, argues that the Iroquois Confederacy tried to stay neutral during the American Revolution and keep out of the "family quarrel" between the colonies and the British Empire.