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Near Adair in Mayes County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Cabin Creek Battlefield

 
 
Cabin Creek Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 22, 2013
1. Cabin Creek Battlefield Marker
Inscription.  

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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1898.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adair OK 74330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cabin Creek (approx. 7.4 miles away); 6th Kansas Cavalry (approx.
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7.4 miles away); 14th Kansas Cavalry (approx. 7.4 miles away); 2nd Indian Homeguards (approx. 7˝ miles away); 3rd Indian Homeguards (approx. 7˝ miles away); Confederate Soldiers (approx. 7˝ miles away); 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry (approx. 7˝ miles away); Pryor Creek Bridge (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Cabin Creek Battlefield State Historic Site OK. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cabin Creek Battlefield. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Cabin Creek Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 22, 2013
2. Cabin Creek Battlefield Marker
Looking south along US Hwy 69
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,092 times since then and 140 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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