Robbie Mabra of Cheyenne, Oklahoma left and Dr. David Miller right of Norman, Oklahoma are standing at the first two headstone markers of the soldiers that died at the Battle of the Washita; that have been placed at the Custer Bend Snakey Bend Cemetery. The big sign is on the other side of the hill in the background.
The first two headstone markers will be placed at the Custer Bend Snakey Bend Cemetery northeast of Cheyenne, Oklahoma on Tuesday September 17,2013. Those present: Jack Beale Smith, David Miller, members of the Rodger Mills Historical Society, and Robbie Mabra of the Forest Service.
David Miller and Jack Beale Smith at sign
sign erected Rodger Mills county
Dale Tracy Historian Rodger Mills County
Woody Woodworth standing next to the second Beale Road sign in Minco Oklahoma.
Larry Baxter standing next to Beale Road sign in Minco, Oklahoma.
This sign was designed by Jack Beale Smith to honor the 17 soldiers who died at the Battle of the Washita. The sign is being placed near where the soldiers were buried in 1868. The location is near Cheyenne, Oklahoma at the Custer Bend Snakey Bend Cemetery