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Major Ridge


John Ridge - son of Major Ridge


Stand Watie


John Rollin Ridge - son of John Ridge


Rose Cottage - home of John Ross, burned by Stand Watie during the Civil War


Elias Cornelius (EC) Boudinot - son of Elias Boudinot


EC Boudinot


Saladin Watie - son of Stand Watie


U.S. Civil War stamp series 1995

Confederate Brig. General
Stand Watie (De-ga-do-ga)
1806-1870

Known for guerrilla tactics
tying down Union troops.
Sole CSA Indian General
raised Cherokee regiment,
fought at Pea Ridge, captured federal steamboat. Last
CSA General to surrender.


The Southern Cherokee delegation to Washington in 1866 was sent to negotiate a new treaty with the United States at the end of the American Civil War. L to R: John Rollin "Yellow Bird" Ridge, Saladin Watie, Richard Fields, Elias C. Boudinot, and William Penn Adair. Delegates not pictured were Stand Watie and Joseph A. Scales.