Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 71000669
Historic Name CABIN CREEK BATTLEFIELD
Description of Significance CABIN CREEK WAS THE SITE OF TWO BATTLES BETWEEN THE CONFEDERATE AND UNION FORCES IN INDIAN TERRITORY, FIRST IN 1863 AND THEN AGAIN IN 1864. THE BATTLEFIELD CONSISTS OF APPROXIMATELY 125 ACRES, MOSTLY WOODED, THAT HAS BEEN LITTLE CHANGED SINCE THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD. THE SITE INCLUDES THE MASS GRAVE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS WHO PERISHED DURING THE ENGAGEMENTS. THE OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MAINTAINS A TEN-ACRE PORTION OF THE BATTLEFIELD. THIS AREA IS FENCED AS A MEMORIAL. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 7/27/1971.
Current Name SAME
Address NEAR CABIN CREEK ABOUT 3 MILES NORTH OF CITY
City PENSACOLA VICINITY
County MAYES
Lot
Block
Current Section CENTER OF SECTION 12
Township 23N
Range 20E
Type SITE
Historic Function DEFENSE: BATTLE SITE
Current Function AGRICULTURE; RECREATION AND CULTURE: OUTDOOR RECREATION: PARK
Area Signficance 1 MILITARY
Area Significance 2 TRANSPORTATION
Date Prepared 1/1971
Year Built UNKNOWN
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
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 DOCUMENTATION SOURCES (CONT):JESS C. EPPLE, BATTLE OF CABIN CREEK, SEPT. 18-19, 1864, MUSKOGEE, 1964; MARVIN J. HANCOCK, "THE SECOND BATTLE OF CABIN CREEK, 1864", THE CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA, VOL.39, P. 414-426; UNITED STATES WAR DEPARTMENT, WAR OF THE REBELLION, SER.1, VOL.22, PT.1, P. 378-382.
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