1868The Battle of the Washita, a major engagement in the Plains Indian War which established the western expansion of the United States was fought on this site. Col. George A. Custer's command of 500 troopers from the 7th Cavalry, and a detachment of Scouts including the famed Ben Clark and the Osage, Hardrope, destroyed Chief Black Kettle's Cheyenne village here on Nov. 27, 1868.
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|Series||This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 436596 N 3941765|
|Decimal Degrees||35.61763333, -99.70011667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 37.058', W 99° 42.007'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 37' 3.48" N, 99° 42' 0.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1365 OK-47 Alt, Cheyenne OK 73628, US|
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