References for the Brief Genealogy and Summary of Events of the
Ridge-Watie-Boudinot and Ridge-Paschal-McNeir families. 

McNeir, Forest W. Forest McNeir of Texas, The Naylor Co., San Antonio, Texas 1956
Dale, Edward and Litton, Gaston Cherokee Cavaliers,University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1939
McNeir, George Watie Genealogy of the Ridge-Paschal-McNeir Families 1837-1966, privately printed pamphlet 1966
Stuart, Kathryn Agnes Paschal McNeir (1906-1998) A Brief Biography of the Indian Princess Sarah Ridge, privately printed booklet
(Note:  The family does not like this title because there is no such thing as an Indian "princess," however, that was a common usage at the time)
Wilkins, Thurman Cherokee Tragedy: The Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1970
Franks, Kenny A. Stand Watie and the Agony of the Cherokee Nation, Memphis State Univ. Press, 1979
Ehle, John Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation, Doubleday, 1988
Perdue, Theda (edited by) Cherokee Editor - The Writings of Elias Boudinot, Univ. of Georgia Press, 1996
Knight, Wilfred Red Fox - Stand Watie's Civil War Years in Indian Territory, Arthur H. Clark Co., 1988
Parins, James W. John Rollin Ridge: His Life and Works, University of Nebraska Press, 1991
Hoig, Stanley Night of the Cruel Moon - Cherokee Removal and the Trail of Tears, Facts On File, Inc., Library of American Indian History, 1996
Remini, Robert V. The Legacy of Andrew Jackson - Essays on Democracy, Indian Removal, and Slavery, Louisiana State University Press, 1988

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