Site about 3 miles S.E. A battle at Ingalls, on Sept. 1, 1893, between a Dalton-Doolin game and U.S. marshals was a climax in brining law and order to Oklahoma and Indian territories. Three marshals and two residents were killed; several persons were wounded; one outlaw was captured. Ingalls was once the home of "Rose of Cimarron."
8 miles east of Stillwater, OK on Hy 51, sign on south of road.
Wikipedia -- Ingalls is a small community in Payne County, Oklahoma. The town had a post office from January 22, 1890, until October 31, 1907. It was named for Senator John J. Ingalls of Kansas. Ingalls was the site of a famous battle on September 1, 1893, between U.S. marshals and the Doolin-Dalton gang. Three marshals and two residents were killed. Several people were wounded and one outlaw was captured.The Wild Bunch
Wikipedia -- The Wild Bunch, also known as the Doolin–Dalton Gang, was a group of outlaws based in Indian Territory, that terrorized Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma Territory during the 1890s—robbing banks and stores, holding up trains, and killing lawmen. ...* GPS Coordinates point to Ingalls, Oklahoma, not the marker itself.
... William "Bill" Doolin, in addition to having been a member of the Dalton Gang, had been a cowboy in Kansas and the Cherokee Outlet and held something of a "Robin Hood" image. He was well liked by many, and he and his gang received considerable aid in eluding the law (see Ingalls, Oklahoma). The gang consisted at various times of Bill Doolin, George "Bittercreek" Newcomb (aka "Slaughter Kid"), Charlie Pierce, Oliver "Ol" Yantis, William Marion "Bill" Dalton, William "Tulsa Jack" Blake, Dan "Dynamite Dick" Clifton, "Arkansas Tom" Jones ( born Roy Daugherty), George "Red Buck" Waightman, Richard "Little Dick" West, and William F. "Little Bill" Raidler.
Entry last updated on 8/27/2012 9:37:19 AM by Kevin