Cherokee Confederate General

The Confederate General That Was A Cherokee Indian.

by Daniel Russ on August 28, 2011

Stand Watie was a Cherokee Indian who served as a Brigadier General in the Confederate States of America. He commanded the Indian Cavalry of the Trans Mississippi Army. He was later commissioned as a Colonel in charge of the First Cherokee Mounted Rifles. After the forcible expulsion and relocation of Cherokees and Seminole Indians to […]