“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Roger Mills County Oklahoma Historical Markers

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By K Latham, August 21, 2005
Battle of the Washita Marker
Oklahoma (Roger Mills County), Cheyenne — Battle of the Washita2 mi. West
Nov. 27, 1868, Col. George A. Custer, commanding 7th Cavalry, attacked the Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle. 153 Cheyenne casualties, and 34 U.S. troops killed or wounded. Among the killed was Capt. L.M. Hamilton, grandson of Alexander . . . — Map (db m11573) HM
Oklahoma (Roger Mills County), Cheyenne — The Battle of the Washita1868
The Battle of the Washita, a major engagement in the Plains Indian War which established the western expansion of the United States was fought on this site. Col. George A. Custer’s command of 500 troopers from the 7th Cavalry, and a detachment of . . . — Map (db m11468) HM
Oklahoma (Roger Mills County), Roll — California RoadCrossed Here
California Road, crossed here. First traveled by gold seekers in Rush for California spring 1849, under military escort commanded by Captain R.B. Marcy, west from Fort Smith, Arkansas. Antelope Hills, 8 miles northwest, once landmark for . . . — Map (db m113944) HM

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