In This Vicinity
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
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
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