The Cherokee Removal, popularly known as the "Trail of Tears," as told from a primarily Cherokee perspective, using contemporary accounts such as newspaper articles, journals, and claims filed against the U.S. government.
|Publisher:||Boll Weevil Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.64(d)|
About the Author
W. Jeff Bishop served for many years as president of the Georgia chapter of the Trail of Tears Association, heading up National Park Service-funded research projects investigating Cherokee Removal fort site archaeology and the history of the Chief John Ross House and Running Waters Council Ground. He also developed the Georgia Trail of Tears National Historic Trail brochure. He has a Master's degree in public history and certification in Museum Studies from the University of West Georgia and currently serves on the Friends of New Echota board of directors. He was recently appointed by the governor to serve on the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council. He serves as executive director of the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society and lives with his wife and five children in Newnan, Georgia.