Battle of Round Mountain Re-enactment
Yale, OK 74085
The Battle of Round Mountain is listed as the first battle fought in Indian Territory during the Civil War. This historic battle fought in Payne County saw approximately 1,400 Confederate soldiers under the command of Colonel Douglas H. Cooper pursue roughly 9,000 Unionist civilians led by Opothleyahola, a famous Upper Creek leader. These civilians were attempting to avoid an alliance with the Confederacy and ultimately chose to flee to the protection of Union forces in Kansas. Colonel Cooper set out on November 19, 1861 in an attempt to coerce Opothleyahola into submission. ...
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking
West of town, look for signs.
Take a step back in time with a visit to one of Oklahoma’s top living history events and witness as Oklahoma’s unique slice of history unfolds right before your eyes.