Near Adair in Mayes County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Cabin Creek Battleﬁeld
On Sept. 18, 1864, a Confederate force of 2,000, mainly Gen. Stand Watie's Indian Brigade, intercepted a Union supply train enroute from Kansas to Ft. Gibson. The convoy of 130 wagons with supplies worth $1.5 million was captured after a heavy engagement. Last major Civil War engagement in Indian Territory.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 159.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 29.736′ N, 95° 15.357′ W. Marker is near Adair, Oklahoma, in Mayes County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 69 and East 360th Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 69. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adair OK 74330, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Soldiers (approx. 7.5 miles away); First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry (approx. 7.5 miles away); U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway (approx. 10.4 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 11.1 miles away); War Memorial Worcester Academy (approx. 11.2 miles away); Grand River Dam (approx. 13 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Battles of Cabin Creek. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Cabin Creek Battlefield State Historic Site OK. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Cabin Creek Battlefield. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.