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Stand Watie – Cherokee General

Cherokee Chief and Civil War General Stand Watie

As requested by many of you, here is my Christmas Season 2021 address to the annual national meeting of the Stand Watie Military Society in Oklahoma City, accompanied by the vibrant slide show I presented. Learn the unabridged saga of the legendary Cherokee Chief, only Native general of the War Between the States, commander of Indian cavalry from the saddle and in the field himself while nearly 60 years of age, last Confederate general to surrender (three months after Robert E. Lee at Appomattox), and guerrilla war mastermind of numerous Civil War battle victories on his home turf of modern day Oklahoma!

Continue reading on Watie with my article that appeared at entitled Stand Watie and the Confederate Indians as well as my presentation as Randall University available HERE.

Stand Watie and his Native warriors