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Chief Junaluska
Birth: 1779
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1858

Born in the Cherokee Nation (near present day Murphy); adopted son of Yonaguska aka Drowning Bear. Married Wallee, who died on the Trail of Tears to western Indian Territory along with his children. Married Ni-suh. A warrior at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in 1814, he saved the life of Andrew Jackson, an act that he publicly regretted in his later years. For this "heroism" the state of No.Carolina awarded him a large land holding and state citizenship in 1847 .Survived at his death by grandchildren includ. Lieut. Astoogatogeh (killed Sept 1862)C.S.A.;and a force of C.S.A. soldiers called the Junaluska Zouaves, in the Civil War. (bio by: Patricia Mechling) 
 
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Massey Cemetery
Robbinsville
Graham County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: Oct 01, 2001
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