Congressional CemeteryBrigadier General Pushmataha (1764-1824) was a Choctaw chief, warrior, hunter, and great friend of many, including President Andrew Jackson. In 1812, Pushmataha led 1,000 warriors of Choctaw Nation to fight alongside Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, one of the great battles in United States history. President Monroe asked Pushmataha to represent the Choctaw Nation in the treaty negotiations in 1824 in Washington, DC. Unfortunately, Pushmataha died of croup at age 60 just prior to the 1825 signing of the treaty. Pushmataha received a military funeral that was attended by 2,000 people, including Andrew Jackson, and stretched over a mile long.
|Placed By||Historic Congressional Cemetery|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 328461 N 4305587|
|Decimal Degrees||38.88241667, -76.97765000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 52.945', W 76° 58.659'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 52' 56.7" N, 76° 58' 39.54" W|
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