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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.
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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Soldiers (approx. 7.5 miles away); First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry (approx. 7.5 miles away); U.S. 66 Will Rogers Highway (approx. 10.4 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 11.1 miles away); War Memorial
Cabin Creek Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 22, 2013
2. Cabin Creek Battlefield Marker
Looking south along US Hwy 69
(approx. 11.2 miles away); Worcester Academy (approx. 11.2 miles away); Grand River Dam (approx. 13 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battles of Cabin Creek. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cabin Creek Battlefield State Historic Site OK. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Cabin Creek Battlefield. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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