2 mi. WestNov. 28, 1868, Col. George A. Custer, commanding 7th Cavalry, attacked the Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle. 153 Cheyenne casualties, and 34 U.S. troops killed or wounded. Among the killed was Capt. L.M. Hamilton, grandson of Alexander Hamilton. Battle the start of Sheridan's Washita campaign.
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|Placed By||Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 3:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 439164 N 3941239|
|Decimal Degrees||35.61305000, -99.67171667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 36.783', W 99° 40.303'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 36' 46.98" N, 99° 40' 18.18" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6170 US-283, Cheyenne OK 73628, US|
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