Gen. Stand Watie's Grave, Southwest City, MO

Photo from an old postcard.

Inscription reads:

In Honor Of

Gen. Stand Watie

only full blood Indian Brig. Gen

in the Confederate Army.

This brave Cherokee rendered heroic service to the Confederate Cause

in Ind. Terr

Born in GA Dec 12 1806

Died in Cher. Nat. Sept 9, 1871

A Tribute to his memory

by Okla. Div.

United Daughters of the Confederacy.

"Lest we forget."

Click anywhere on the postcard to enlarge the inscription.

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