• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Mammals

Mammals of Washita Battlefield NHS (Left: Ground Squirrel, Top Right: Porcupine in a Tree, Bottom Right: Armadillo)

Mammals of Washita Battlefield NHS (Left: Ground Squirrel, Top Right: Porcupine in a Tree, Bottom Right: Armadillo)

NPS Photo

The following mammal species have been confirmed to inhabit or utilize Washita Battlefield NHS: American Badger, Armadillo, Beaver, Bobcat, Cave Myotis (a bat), Coyote, Deer Mouse, Hispid Cotton Rat, Eastern Cottontail, Hispid Pocket Mouse, Least Shrew, Northern Grasshopper Mouse, Opossum, Ord's Kangaroo Rat, Pocket Gopher, Porcupine, Racoon, Southern Plains Woodrat, Striped Skunk, Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel, Western Harvest Mouse, White-footed Mouse, White-tailed Deer.

Did You Know?

Captain Louis Hamilton

Captain Louis Hamilton was the first casualty during the attack on the Washita. Captain Hamilton was grandson of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.