“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sperry in Tulsa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)

Battle of Chusto-Talasah

Battle of Chusto-Talasah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Connor, February 1, 2011
1. Battle of Chusto-Talasah Marker
Photo taken by Lise Lassiter
Inscription. This Battle site is 9 miles NE., SE at the Caving Banks Bend on Bird Creek. Here Dec 9, 1861 Opothleyahola's Union Indians forced the retreat of Col. D.H. Cooper's Confederate troops. Marker sponsored by the Tulsa Historical Society.
Erected 1995 by Tulsa historical Society. (Marker Number 171-1995.)
Location. 36° 17.788′ N, 95° 58.59′ W. Marker is in Sperry, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is at the intersection of West Detroit Street (State Highway 11) and East 98th Street, on the right when traveling north on West Detroit Street. Touch for map. This marker lies in a park off OK Hwy 11 between Peoria Avenue and East 98th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Sperry OK 74073, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Chusto-Talasah or "Caving Banks" (approx. 1.8 miles away); Battle of Chustenahlah (approx. 6.8 miles away); Colonial Garden (approx. 8.8 miles away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 8.8 miles away); Hillside Mission (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Gillies (approx. 8.8 miles away); Veterans Building (approx. 9.1 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away).
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2011, by Tim Connor of Owasso, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 925 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Tim Connor of Owasso, Oklahoma. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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