Historical Pea Ridge ... A FRAGMENT OF AREA HISTORY

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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Colonel Stand Watie’s Cherokee name was De-ga-taga, or “he stands.” When the Civil War started, Watie sided with the Confederacy and formed the 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles, commanding the regiment at Pea Ridge.

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