Battle of the Washita

Battle of the Washita (HM7GG)

Location: Cheyenne, OK 73628 Roger Mills County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 36.783', W 99° 40.303'

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Nov. 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.
HM NumberHM7GG
Year Placed1949
Placed ByOklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 3:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 439164 N 3941239
Decimal Degrees35.61305000, -99.67171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 36.783', W 99° 40.303'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 36' 46.98" N, 99° 40' 18.18" W
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Area Code(s)580
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6170 US-283, Cheyenne OK 73628, US
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