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Near Big Cabin in Craig County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Confederate Soldiers

Battle of Cabin Creek, Sept. 19, 1864

 
 
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By Michael Manning, December 23, 2010
1. Confederate Soldiers Marker
Inscription. (Front):
To honor
The Confederate Soldiers
of the
Battle of Cabin Creek
Sept. 19, 1864

Erected by
Okla. Division
Daughters of the Confederacy
June 1961
(Back):
Battle of Cabin Creek
Sept. 19, 1864
Confederate Forces --
Brig. Gen. Stand Watie - First Indian Brigade
Brig. Gen. Richard M. Gano - Texas Cavalry Brigade
Part of Howell's Battery.

Federal Forces --
Captain Henry Hopkins - 2nd Kansas Cavalry
Detachments of 6th and 14th Kansas Cavalry
2nd and 3rd Indian Home Guard.

Federal wagon train valued at $1,500,000 attacked on the Military Road to Fort Gibson. At Big Cabin Creek the Confederates captured 130 wagons, 740 mules, all heavily loaded with commissary supplies.
 
Erected 1961 by Okla Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 36° 29.34′ N, 95° 7.298′ W. Marker is near Big Cabin, Oklahoma, in Craig County. Click for map. This marker, along with numerous others are located in the Cabin Creek Battlefield Park which is owned by the Oklahoma Historical Society
Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, December 23, 2010
2. Confederate Soldiers Marker
and the Civil War Trust. Marker is in this post office area: Big Cabin OK 74332, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Military Road (approx. 4.3 miles away); Cabin Creek Battlefield (approx. 7.5 miles away); Grand River Dam (approx. 9.7 miles away); U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway (approx. 9.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 10.5 miles away); Worcester Academy (approx. 10.6 miles away); Chouteau's Post (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, December 23, 2010
3. Confederate Soldiers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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