Honey Springs Battlefield


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Six monuments and markers pay tribute to those who fought in the Civil War Battle of Honey Springs on July 17, 1863. Included are Honey Springs Depot, the Texas Confederates, the Indian and Texas troops, Union soldiers, and the First Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers, one of the first African American units of the Civil War to play a key part in a Union victory.


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Six miles northeast of Checotah, Oklahoma *

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* Information from Oklahoma Historical Society

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