Battle of Chusto-Talasah or "Caving Banks"

Battle of Chusto-Talasah or "Caving Banks" (HMZ9Y)

Location: Sperry, OK 74073 Tulsa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 17.118', W 95° 56.809'

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The Battle of "Caving Banks" was fought on Dec. 9, 1861 between 1500 Texas and Indian calvarymen under Confederate Col. D.H. Cooper and 2500 Loyal Creeks and Cherokees enroute to Kansas with Chief Opothle Yahola. The struggle centered on a log house at the tip of the Horse-Shoe Bend in Bird Creek west of this point. Fifteen Confederate dead are buried on this battlefield. Many others are buried in unmarked graves.
HM NumberHMZ9Y
Year Placed1945
Placed ByTulsa Historical Society of Central High School and the Tulsa Indian Women's Club
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 235335 N 4019623
Decimal Degrees36.28530000, -95.94681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 17.118', W 95° 56.809'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 17' 7.08" N, 95° 56' 48.54" W
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Area Code(s)918
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9014 N Delaware Ave, Sperry OK 74073, US
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