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Anadarko in Caddo County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stand Watie

Tsa-La-Gi
1806-1871

 
 
Stand Watie Marker,.. Sculptor : Leonard McMurry image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 1996
1. Stand Watie Marker,.. Sculptor : Leonard McMurry
Watie was born near Rome, Georgia, on December 12, 1806, the son of Uwatie (Cherokee for "the ancient one"), who went by his Christian name of David Uwatie, and Susanna Reese, who was of Cherokee and European heritage.
Inscription. Beloved Southern Cherokee Chief who served during Civil War as brave Brigadier General. Last Confederate leader to surrender.
Donors Frances Billingsley
Plains Indian Arts and Crafts
 
Erected by National Hall Of Fame For Famous American Indians.
 
Location. 35° 4.344′ N, 98° 13.66′ W. Marker is in Anadarko, Oklahoma, in Caddo County. Marker can be reached from East Central Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 851 East Central Boulevard, Anadarko OK 73005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chief Joseph (here, next to this marker); Tecumseh (here, next to this marker); Pontiac (here, next to this marker); Jim Thorp (here, next to this marker); Pocahontas (within shouting distance of this marker); Sequoyah (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Regarding Stand Watie. Tsa-La-Gi..." Brave Man ".
 
Also see . . .
1. Stand Watie. He commanded the American Indian cavalry made up mostly of Cherokee, Creek and Seminole. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Stand Watie. Stand Watie conducted raids in 1863 and 1864, as did other irregular units such as Charles Quantrill who sacked Lawrence Aug. 21, 1864, but Watie focused only on military targets and distributed captured supplies to his people. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,666 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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