• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Book Club Feature

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This months Book Club Feature

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Each month we will feature a book club selection. This month our Book Club Feature is Washita Memories by Richard G. Hardorff. Washita Memories is an anthology of first person accounts from the fight along the Washita River. We invite you to post comments and thoughts about this book. In addition, each featured book club selection will be available in our bookstore to our Facebook fans at a 15% discount.

Did You Know?

Camp Supply 1869

Camp Supply, Indian Territory, was established November 1868, to support General Philip Sheridan's winter campaign against the Southern Plains Indians. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the 7th U.S. Cavalry left this camp to search for and engage "hostiles" reported to be in their winter camps along the Washita River. This historic post is located 13 miles north of Woodward, Oklahoma on Highway 183.