Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 70000848
Historic Name HONEY SPRINGS BATTLEFIELD
Description of Significance THE BATTLE OF HONEY SPRINGS WAS THE LARGEST AND MOST SIGNIFICANT OF THE CIVIL WAR ENGAGEMENTS IN INDIAN TERRITORY. IT MARKED THE CLIMAX OF MASSED CONFEDERATE MILITARY RESISTANCE IN THE AREA AND OPENED THE WAY FOR THE CAPTURE OF FORT SMITH BY FEDERAL FORCES. SITE OF CIVIL WAR BATTLE OF HONEY SPRINGS. THE SITE INCLUDES ALMOST 3,000 ACRES OF RURAL COUNTRYSIDE. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 9/29/1970.
Current Name SAME
Address NORTH OF CITY
City RENTIESVILLE VICINITY
County MUSKOGEE
Lot
Block
Current Section 11
Township 12N
Range 17E
Type SITE
Historic Function DEFENSE: BATTLE SITE
Current Function AGRICULTURE/SUBSISTENCE
Area Signficance 1 MILITARY
Area Significance 2 TRANSPORTATION
Date Prepared MARCH 1970
Year Built N/A
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder N/A
Architectural Style N/A
Roof Material N/A
Wall Material N/A
Window Material N/A
Door Material N/A
Decorative Details
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments
Restricted N