Battle of Honey Springs Re-enactment

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Battle of Honey Springs Re-enactmentHoney Springs Battlefield
1863 Honey Springs Battlefield Rd
Checotah, OK 74426

Phone: 918-473-5572
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Commemorate the Sesquicentennial (150th) anniversary of the Battle of Honey Springs with a special re-enactment of the battle in Checotah near Rentiesville.  Come and witness as costumed re-enactors bring to life the largest military clash ever to have occurred in Oklahoma.  The Battle of Honey Springs is remembered as a pivotal point in Civil War military engagement in Indian Territory.  This battle, which occurred on July 17, 1863, consisted of a clash of forces between United States units under Major General James G. Blunt and Confederate States of America troops commanded ...

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  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-40, US-69




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From Annette Mowery on 10/26/2013

Have recently found out that my great-great grandfather Matthias Mowery became a prisoner of war at this battle. It would be great to be there and feel the history. It has taken so many years to learn this happened so long ago.


 
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