Louis Rolston Jr., the cemetery's namesake, a Cherokee Indian, was born in Georgia September 10, 1838. He enlisted in the Federal Army in 1862 and served under Col. John D. Allen in Company K. of the 16th Regiment. He participated in the Battles of . . . — — Map (db m21239) HM
Established in autumn 1839 by Lt. Col. R.B. Mason and 1st Dragoons, U.S. Army, and named in honor of Gen. “Mad” Anthony Wayne. Abandoned on May 15, 1842. Here in July 1861 Col. Stand Watie established a Confederate army post and . . . — — Map (db m99747) HM
In Flanders Fields
In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
between the crosses row on row.
that mark our place and in the sky the larks still bravely singing, fly
scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead short days ago
we lived, . . . — — Map (db m224845) WM
Stand Watie was only American Indian to attain rank of Brigadier General during Civil War and was last Confederate General to surrender. Born in Georgia, December 12, 1806. He spoke only the Cherokee language until he was twelve years of age. . . . — — Map (db m25557) HM