Custer's Rendezvous


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On 2 Mar. 1896 with 2 regts. of cavalry Gen. G. A. Custer departed Medicine Creek Camp (Now Ft. Sill) on expedition against plains indians here on 5 March he met large suppy train dispatched for his use from Camp Supply by Gen P. H Sheridan.
Oklahoma Historical Society 1959


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On the grounds between Quartz Mountain Lodge and Lake Altus, Quartz Mountain State Park, Kiowa County*

*Direction from Mark of Heritage by Muriel H. Wright

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Custer's Rendezvous

Departing Medicine Creek Camp, later Fort Sill, on March 2, 1869, Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer with two regiments of cavalry met a large supply train dispatched from Camp Supply near here on March 5 and embarked on an expedition against hostile Plains Indians.*

*Mark of Heritage by Muriel H. Wright


OK Historical Marker - Custer's Rendezvous
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