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Near Rentiesville in McIntosh County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Five Civilized Tribes in the Battle of Honey Springs

 
 
Five Civilized Tribes in the Battle of Honey Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 24, 2011
1. Five Civilized Tribes in the Battle of Honey Springs Marker
Inscription.  Order Of Battle (Indian Units)

Federal Forces:
First Indian Home Guard (Cherokee)
Second Indian Home Guard (Cherokee)

Confederate Forces:
First Choctaw Regiment
Second Choctaw Regiment
First Chickasaw and Choctaw Regiment
Cherokee Regiment
First Creek Regiment
Second Creek Regiment Seminole Battalion
 
Erected 1987 by The Intertribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 31.819′ N, 95° 29.161′ W. Marker is near Rentiesville, Oklahoma, in McIntosh County. Marker is on DC Minner Street (County Route N4230). This marker is one of five at the Honey Springs Battlefield Park interpretive shelter. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rentiesville OK 74459, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers (here, next to this marker); Union Soldiers (here, next to this marker); Confederate Soldiers
Original Battle of Honey Springs Memorial Area image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning
2. Original Battle of Honey Springs Memorial Area
Five Civilized Tribes in the Battle of Honey Springs marker is the fourth from the right.
(here, next to this marker); Texas Monument (here, next to this marker); Jefferson Highway (approx. 4.1 miles away); City Hall (approx. 4.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Gentry Block (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rentiesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 806 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 5, 2012, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.   2. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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