Monthly Archives: September 2011

Governor George R. Gilmer,1829-1831, 1837-1839, and the Cherokees (In Pursuit of Dead Georgians, 5)

 My last post was about Georgia Governor Wilson Lumpkin (1831-35), whose heavy-handed justification for championing removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia makes his autobiography, the cleverly named The Removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia, a real slog for anyone with an … Continue reading

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