We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears Pt. 3 of 5
Program: American Experience
Episode: We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears Pt. 3 of 5
On May 26, 1838, federal troops forced thousands of Cherokee from their homes in the Southeastern United States, driving them toward Indian Territory in Eastern Oklahoma. More than 4,000 died of disease and starvation along the way.