Bald Mountain Loop: Etowah to Copperhill. [Pamphlet]. Tennessee Overhill Advisory Council, 1986.
Charleston Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Historical Marker. Southeast Tennessee Religious Heritage Trail.
Duncan, Barbara R. & Brett H. Riggs. Cherokee Heritage Trails Guidebook. Chapel Hill & London: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.
Guy, Joe. The Hidden History of McMinn County: Tales from Eastern Tennessee. Charleston & London: History Press, 2007.
Kappler, Charles J., compiler and editor. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, Volume II, Treaties, Treaty with the Cherokee, 1806. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
Internet, accessed: September 2, 2016.
Lillard, Roy G. The History of Polk County, Tennessee, 1839-1999. Polk County Historical & Genealogical Society. Maryville, Tennessee: Stinnett Printing Company, 1999.
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, D. C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.
Your Passport to Explore Cherokee Heritage [Brochure]. Cleveland & Bradley County Convention & Visitor's Bureau, May 2013.
Gerald D. Hodge, Jr.: additional research, compilation, editing, and select pictures.
Joe Bryan: selected pictures and narrative for Calhoun, Tennessee sites.
Durant Tullock: Pictures of towns along the L&N Railroad.
Melissa Woody: Selected pictures of Charleston sites.
Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association: select pictures.