Private John G. Burnett Letter about the Trail of Tears is a hoax!

The Burnett account of the Trail of Tears has long been considered the preeminent document of life on the Trail. The following is from Page 37, of our book, Seeking the Origins of the Trail of Tears

“The Burnett account is an example of an artifact that appears to have a provenance and a pedigree beyond reproach but… 

Actually this famous document, quoted for one hundred and thirty years, is fraudulent history!  John C. Burnett, or someone else, made his story up; it is a total fabrication.

The specific evidence and facts are presented and are primary source references from U.S. and Cherokee sources.

Now Available in Paperback! Hidden History of Lake Allatoona

By popular demand, Hidden History of Lake Allatoona: The Sixes, Cherokee Mills, Little River Area has now been released as a paperback and is available here from