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Tulelake in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Battle of Dry Lake Memorial

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, October 6, 2012
1. Battle of Dry Lake Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Two Warm Springs Indians, acting
as scouts with the U.S. Army were
killed at the Battle of Dry Lake.
That final battle of the Modoc War
was fought about 10 miles S.E. of here,
May 10, 1873. They were brought to
the Peninsula Camp, just south of here
and buried by the army.

 
Location. 41° 52.784′ N, 121° 21.96′ W. Marker is in Tulelake, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on California Route 139, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulelake CA 96134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canby’s Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Jack’s Stronghold (within shouting distance of this marker); Warm Springs Indians (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tule Lake Segregation Center (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tule Lake (approx. 0.6 miles away); Petroglyph Point (approx. 2.8 miles away); Raptors - Birds of Prey (approx. 2.8 miles away); Burnett Cutoff - Muddy Waters (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Battle of Dry Lake Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, October 6, 2012
2. Battle of Dry Lake Memorial Marker
Battle of Dry Lake Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, October 6, 2012
3. Battle of Dry Lake Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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