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Battle of The Washita Marker

Battle of The Washita
2 mi. West

Nov. 27, 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.

This marker is located on the corner of L.L. Males (U.S. 283) and Clay. Next to the Chamber of Commerce and Roger Mills County Courthouse. Cheyenne, Oklahoma.


Cheyenne, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, 73628, United States