The Battle of Wooster Mound

The Battle of Wooster Mound (HMZJT)

Location: Pawhuska, OK 74056 Osage County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 36.639', W 96° 18.283'

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Near this site on August 8, 1903, U.S. Deputy Marshal Wiley G. Haines, Chief of Osage Indian Police Warren Bennett, and Constable Henry Majors ended the career of the notorious outlaw gang known as the Martin brothers. The outlaws were wanted for murder and robbery over a five state area. During the fierce gun battle at Wooster Mound, Sam & Will Martin were fatally wounded. Marshal Haines was seriously wounded, but recovered. "No better stroke for law and order in the territory was ever stuck than in wiping out the vicious Martin gang" (Judge Horace Speed).
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HM NumberHMZJT
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Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:46pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 741058 N 4055064
Decimal Degrees36.61065000, -96.30471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 36.639', W 96° 18.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 36' 38.34" N, 96° 18' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)918
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1052 E Evergreen St, Pawhuska OK 74056, US
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