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