|► Oklahoma (Roger Mills County), Cheyenne — Battle of the Washita — 2 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 Washita — 1868 —|
|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 Road — Crossed 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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Jun. 2, 2020