Fort Sill in Comanche County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The noted Kiowa chief Sitting Bear (Satank) of the Society of the Ten Bravest was killed beside an elm tree 400 feet due west of here on June 8, 1871, while attacking 4th Cavalry guards.
Location. 34° 39.217′ N, 98° 22.917′ W. Marker is in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in Comanche County. Marker is on Boundary Road 0.4 miles south of Sheridan Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Sill OK 73503, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col Jack L. Treadwell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Sill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Under the Southern Cross Americal (23rd) Infantry Division (approx. 0.8 miles away); Proud American (approx. 0.8 miles away); 280mm Heavy Motorized Gun M65 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Post Guardhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Post Headquarters (approx. 1.1 miles away); Infantry Barracks (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Sill.
More about this marker. Marker is located on an active U.S. military installation. Appropriate identification is required for access.
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
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