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Near Fort Supply in Woodward County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Camp Supply

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1. Camp Supply Marker
Inscription.  Established Nov. 1868 by Gen. Alfred Sully with 5 companies of 3rd Inf. This was the supply base for Col. Custer's 7th Cav. Here, Dec. 2, 1868, Gen. Sheridan received Custer returning from the Battle of the Washita. Name changed to Ft. Supply 1889. Post abandoned 1893. Buildings now used by the State as a hospital.
 
Erected by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 36° 34.055′ N, 99° 33.227′ W. Marker is near Fort Supply, Oklahoma, in Woodward County. Marker is on Highway 3 / Highway 412 east of Reservation Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Supply OK 73841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cooper Site (approx. half a mile away); Historic Fort Supply Cemetery (approx. half a mile away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2011, by Christopher Suttle of Norman, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 985 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 19, 2011, by Christopher Suttle of Norman, Oklahoma. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Apr. 18, 2021