Near Rentiesville in McIntosh County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Battle of Honey Springs
United Daughters of the Confederacy
the Texas Confederates
who fought on this hallowed ground in the
Battle of Honey Springs -
the Gettysburg of the West
July 17, 1863
Erected by Texas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 35° 31.817′ N, 95° 29.165′ W. Marker is near Rentiesville, Oklahoma, in McIntosh County. Memorial is on 11th Street, 0.6 miles north of Gertrude Avenue, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located at the original Honey Springs Battlefield memorial area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Checotah OK 74426, 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. Confederate Soldiers (here, next to this marker); 1st Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers (here, next to this marker); Five Civilized Tribes in the Battle of Honey Springs Union Soldiers (a few steps from 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.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Honey Springs. Oklahoma Historical Society website entry (Submitted on August 23, 2014.)
2. Honey Springs: The Affair at Elk Creek. American Battlefield Trust website entry (Submitted on August 23, 2014.)
3. Battle of Honey Springs. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on August 23, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. 3. submitted on April 16, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.