Resolutions of Pin League to John Ross [August 9, 1864]
 


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“Resolutions of Pin League to John Ross [August 9, 1864],” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 30, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/40016.


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Title

Resolutions of Pin League to John Ross [August 9, 1864]

Description

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 Creek cattle. This document includes a vivid description of Phillips and provides details of Civil War life of Cherokees.

Subject

Cherokee Nation
Resolutions
Ross, John, 1790-1866
Phillips, William A. (William Addison), 1824-1893
American Civil War, 1861-1865

Date

1864-08-09

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

160_JohnRoss_Letter

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