This first battle of the Civil War in Ind. Ter., begain 6 mi. south, Nov 19, 1861, when Col. D.H. Cooper's Confederate vanguard was repulsed by Little Captain's Warrior's from Opothleyahola's indian allies moving to north of Ark. river to avoid war.
On south side of Highway 51 and S. 265th W Ave. east of Mannford, Oklahoma (Near Keystone Lake)