Deputy U.S. Marshal James Nakedhead


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Deputy U.S. Marshal James Nakedhead

Cherokee Indian policeman

First town marshal Tahlequah, Indian Territory, 1890

Jail guard Muskogee, Indian Territory, 1993

Killed at Brush Hill Feb. 27, 1895 when he charged the hideout of Texas outlaws.

A brave and fearless officer who gave up his life in the line of duty --- Muskogee Phoenix, March 2, 1895

Oklahoma Historical Society, 228-1997


Directions:

Located in Lake Eufaula State Park *  

From I-40 Exit 259, south on Hwy 150 about 3 miles (Brush Hill, Oklahoma).  Monument just past the park entrance sign.


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* Location from the Oklahoma Historical Society.

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