Battle of Cabin Creek


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The first Battle of Cabin Creek was fought July 1 and 2, 1863, where Cabin Creek crossed the old Fort Gibson Military Road. The second battle occurred September 18, 1864, when 2,000 Confederate troops under Brigadier General Stand Watie captured a 130-wagon federal supply train carrying $1.5 million in goods. This was the last major Civil War engagement in Indian Territory.


Directions:

Hwy-28 & N4420 Rd north 2 mi, E0367 Rd east 3/4 mi, Dirt Rd north 1/2 mi // On US-69, one mile south of Craig-Mayes County line *


36.489023, -95.122835
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* Information from Oklahoma Historical Society

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