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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 31.817′ N, 95° 29.164′ W. Marker is near Rentiesville, Oklahoma, in McIntosh County. Marker is on 11th Street 0.6 miles north of Gertrude Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located at the original Honey Springs Battlefield memorial area. Marker is in this post office area: Checotah OK 74426, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers (here, next to this marker); Five Civilized Tribes in the Battle of Honey Springs (a few steps from this marker); Union Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson Highway 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 (Submitted on August 23, 2014.)
2. The Battle of Honey Springs. Civil War Trust (Submitted on August 23, 2014.)
3. Battle of Honey Springs. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 23, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.