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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Rollin Ridge to Dennis N. Cooley, May 26, 1866
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S2817-D002
Original Language: English
Time span: 1866
Speaker: Ridge, John Rollin, 1827-1867(?)
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 19-Mar-1827
Speaker place of birth: Rome, GA; Georgia; United States; North America
Speaker race: Multiracial
Speaker occupation: Journalist; Politician; Writer
Age at speaking: 39
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 26-May-1866
People discussed: Adair, William Penn, 1830-1880; Boudinot, Elias Cornelius, 1835-1890; Coowescoowe; De-ga-ta-ga, Dagataga, Degadoga; Elias Cornelius Boudinot; Fields, Richard, 1803(?)-1870; He Stands on Two Feet; John Ross; Kooweskoowe; Richard Fields; Ross, John, 1790-1866; Saladin Watie; Stand Watie; Ta-ker-taw-ker; Tsan Usdi; Watie, Isaac S.; Watie, Saladin, ?-1868; Watie, Stand, 1806-1871; William Penn Adair
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Adair, William Penn, 1830-1880; Boudinot, Elias Cornelius, 1835-1890; Coowescoowe; De-ga-ta-ga, Dagataga, Degadoga; Elias Cornelius Boudinot; Fields, Richard, 1803(?)-1870; He Stands on Two Feet; John Ross; Kooweskoowe; Richard Fields; Ross, John, 1790-1866; Saladin Watie; Stand Watie; Ta-ker-taw-ker; Tsan Usdi; Watie, Isaac S.; Watie, Saladin, ?-1868; Watie, Stand, 1806-1871; William Penn Adair
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Indians; Cherokee people; Citizenship; Civil Rights; Enemies; Ethnic groups; Executions; Government functions; Government services; Law; Military; Murder; Northern sympathizers; Peace treaties; Political commentary; Political rivalries; Political schisms; Politics; Relationships; Soldiers; Southern sympathizers; Torture
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S2817-D002-6843