Near Dodge in Delaware County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Was joint commander with General R.M. Gano at Battle of Cabin Creek fought September 18, 1864. In this battle Confederates routed the Federals and captured about 300 wagons loaded with supplies thus, for a time, enabling the destitute Indian Confederates to continue in the war.
General Stand Watie surrendered
Erected 1971 by Oklahoma Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 31.536′ N, 94° 38.166′ W. Marker is in Near Dodge, Oklahoma, in Delaware County. Marker is on County Road E 340, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located near the Oklahoma - Missouri State Line, near Southwest City, Missouri: take Cherokee St. in Southwest City (MO), West to Stand Watie Rd (E 342), follow it 1½ miles to Polson Cemetery,. Marker is in this post office area: Grove OK 74344, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Wayne (approx. 7.1 miles away); Battle of Maysville (approx. 8.6 miles away in Arkansas); Camp Walker (approx. 8.8 miles away in Arkansas); McDonald County (approx. 11.2 miles away in Missouri).
Also see . . . Stand Watie. Macmillan Information Now Encyclopedia, "The Confederacy", article by Kenny A. Franks (Submitted on December 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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