"Ceremonies attending the unveiling of the equestrian statue to Major General George Armstrong Custer by the state of Michigan, and formally dedicated at the city of Monroe, Michigan, June fourth, nineteen hundred and ten."
Question: I'm a titular character in a Newbery Medal winning book. I was born in the county seat of Gordon County, GA and fought in the Georgia Militia during the war. Later I went into politics and eventually into exile. What book bore my name and what was my native name?