Trail of Tears con­tin­gents at Pea Ridge

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST/TELEVISION - Source: Daniel Lit­tle­field Jr./Pea Ridge Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park

B.B. Can­non, leader; ar­rived Dec. 23, 1837; 356 Chero­kee Daniel Col­ston, leader; ar­rived Jan. 10 or 11, 1839; 651 Chero­kee Si­tuwa­kee, leader; ar­rived Jan. 27 or 28, 1839:, 1,250 Chero­kee Jesse Bushy­head, leader; ar­rived Feb. 17 or 18, 1939; 898 Chero­kee Stephen Fore­man, leader; Feb. 21 or 22, 1839; 921 Chero­kee Choowalooka, leader; Feb. 23 or 24, 1839; 970 Chero­kee Moses Daniel, leader; Feb. 24 or 25, 1839; 924 Chero­kee James Brown, leader; Feb. 27 or 28, 1839; 717 Chero­kee Ge­orge Hicks, leader; March 8 or 9, 1839; 1,039 Chero­kee Richard Taylor, leader; March 18 to 20, 1839, stayed two days be­cause of heavy rain; 944 Chero­kee

Peter Hilder­brand, leader; March 20, 1839; 1, 312 Chero­kee Most of th­ese dates are ap­prox­i­mate, based on known ar­rival in In­dian Ter­ri­tory.

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