ADAIR (VETERAN CSA), GEORGE WASHINGTON - Adair County, Oklahoma | GEORGE WASHINGTON ADAIR (VETERAN CSA) - Oklahoma Gravestone Photos

George Washington ADAIR (VETERAN CSA)

Oak Grove (Stilwell) Cemetery
Adair County,
Oklahoma

PRIVATE Company K
2nd Regiment, Cherokee Mounted Volunteers
Confederate States Army
September 15,1837 - March 27,1870

Parents: Calvin Sequoyah and Lucinda Miller Adair.
Spouse: Lucy Starr.
Children: Martha Jane Paden, Sarah L., and Samuel Taylor Adair.


CONFEDERATE REGULAR TROOPS

2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles was organized near Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, in September, 1861. It served in the Department of the Indian Territory, then was assigned to D.H. Cooper's and Watie's Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department. The unit skirmished and raided the Federals in the Indian Territory and in September, 1864, fought at Cabin Creek with 150 officers and men. Later it surrendered at Doaksville with the other Indian forces. The field officers were Colonel William P. Adair; Lieutenant Colonel O.H.P. Brewer; and Majors Porter Hammock, J.R. Harden, and John Vann.

Contributed on 9/4/10 by tslundberg
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Record #: 22419

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Submitted: 9/4/10 • Approved: 2/12/14 • Last Updated: 2/12/14 • R22419-G0

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