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Fort Davis - Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
N 35° 47.233 W 095° 20.136
15S E 288915 N 3962864
Quick Description: One of the earliest of engagements in Oklahoma was here at Fort Davis.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2010 5:56:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM8HF5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 14

Long Description:

The narrative on this marker reads:

Fort Davis

Established Nov. 1861 by Gen. Albert Pike, C.S. Army. Named for Pres. Jefferson Davis, who had been stationed in this region whena Lieut., U.S. Army. Nearly One Million dollars spent on this post by Confederates in second Federal invasion. Fort Davis destroyed Dec. 27, 1862, by U.S. Troops including Third Indian Home Guard Regt. under Col. W.A. Phillips.

Oklahoma Historical Society
71-1995

County: Muskogee County

Record Address::
Highway 16
Muskogee, OK USA


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Date Erected: 1971

Sponsor (Who put it there): Oklahoma Historical Society

Web site if available: Not listed

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