Battle of the Washita

Battle of the Washita

Battle of the Washita

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.

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Battle of the Washita

Battle of the Washita

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.

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fallen but not forgotten

fallen but not forgotten

David Miller and Jack Beale Smith at sign

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fallen but not forgoten

fallen but not forgoten

sign erected Rodger Mills county

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Fallen but not forgotten

Fallen but not forgotten

Dale Tracy Historian Rodger Mills County

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Beale Road Sign Minco, Oklahoma

beale road sign Minco, Oklahoma

Woody Woodworth standing next to the second Beale Road sign in Minco Oklahoma.

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Beale Road Signs Minco, Oklahoma

Beale Road signs Minco, Oklahoma

Larry Baxter standing next to Beale Road sign in Minco, Oklahoma.

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Fallen But Not Forgotten

Fallen But Not Forgotten

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

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