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Cherokee Nation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cherokee Centennial Celebration broadside

Identifier: AC-1064
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one broadside, written in southern Illinois, entitled "Cherokee Centennial Celebration," circa 1937-1938. It provides historical information about the presence of the Cherokee in Southern Appalachia from circa 1800-1838, when General Winfield Scott was charged with forcibly removing the Cherokee people from their lands. It further describes the creation of prison camps that housed 14,000 Cherokee, the hardships they experienced, and their eventual forced move to...
Dates: circa 1937-1938

Resolutions of Pin League to John Ross

Identifier: AC-160
Scope and Contents Resolutions of Pin League to John Ross Document is a copy of a resolution of the Cherokee Nation's Pin League regarding Major General James G. Blunt's General Order Number 7 and the dismissal of Colonel William A. Phillips. Written in 1864 to John Ross, the Pin League requested that Ross represent the Cherokee and Creek Nations to the Secretary of War requesting the reinstatement of Phillips as commander of the Cherokee and Creek forces and help cease Blunt's confiscation of Cherokee and...
Dates: 1864 August 9