Illinois Annotated Bibliography
Camp Ground Cemetery and Church
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Union County Archival-Historical Investigations
Mark J. Wagner, Archival and Historical Investigation for the Cherokee Trail of Tears in Union County, Illinois, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Technical Report 03-2, October 2003 (13.3 MB pdf)
Did You Know?
The Cherokee people in the southeastern United States built European-style homes and farmsteads, developed a written language, established a newspaper, and wrote a constitution. But they had no equal protection under the law and could not prevent being removed from their homes on the Trail of Tears.