Cherokee War

We’ll examine the second half of the Cherokee War, which took place in America from roughly 1776 to 1795.

Episode 081

The War That Never Ends

As we near the end of the Cherokee War, we'll see the death of Dragging Canoe and several larger battles. We'll also see the formation of the Legion of America, one of the first incantations of a standing army in America.

Episode 080

Peak of the Lower Cherokee

Dragging Canoe's last years, 1788–1792, were the peak of his influence and subsequently, the peak of the influence of the Lower Cherokee.

Episode 079

The Second Invasion & Post Revolution

In this week's episode we discuss what was known as the "Second Invasion" in the Chickamauga War as well as move into events that happened AFTER the end of the American Revolutionary War

Episode 078

Invasions of the Chickamauga Towns

After the Patriot response and the supposed peace treaty of 1777 we'll talk about 2 incursions into the settled Chickamauga towns and the Battle of The Bluffs

Episode 077

The Patriot Response

We start our discussion on the Patriot response to the Cherokee incursions along the lower, middle, and upper valleys. And we'll also discuss what may have been a premature peace treaty in 1777

Episode 076

The Cherokee War of 1776

In the year 1776, the United States of America actually had TWO wars going on: The Revolutionary and the Cherokee war. We'll focus this week on the initial Cherokee offensive strategy