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Locust Grove in Mayes County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Locust Grove

 
 
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By Michael Manning, December 24, 2010
1. Battle of Locust Grove Marker
Inscription. Federal troops suddenly attacked a Confederate camp along the ridge near here at dawn, July 2, 1862. The surprised Confederates hardly returned fire before their officers and heavy supplies were captured. Yet hot fighting in the woods lasted all day.
 
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 160.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 11.889′ N, 95° 8.998′ W. Marker is in Locust Grove, Oklahoma, in Mayes County. Marker is on Scenic Route 412 (Scenic U.S. 412). Click for map. This marker is on the right side of the road as you travel eastbound on Scenic US 412 in the Locust Grove Park. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Grove OK 74352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chouteau's Post (approx. 6.5 miles away); Nathaniel Hale Pryor (approx. 12 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Locust Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, December 24, 2010
2. Battle of Locust Grove Marker
Battle of Locust Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, December 24, 2010
3. Battle of Locust Grove Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 2 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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