• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Oklahoma Update

Oklahoma Update

Oklahoma Update Volume:1 Number:1

The Oklahoma Update is the official newsletter of the national park units in the State of Oklahoma. Published twice yearly, the newsletter provides partners, stakeholders and park visitors with insight into park operations and events.

The newsletter is available on the park website, via email, or through a traditional mailing list. Please contact Washita Battlefield National Historic Site if you are interested in receiving future issues of the Update.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Did You Know?

Pre-dawn Attack

As Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his men rode towards Black Kettle's camp, they endured four days of blizzard conditions. Several troopers were affected by the inclement weather, including field surgeons, Henry Lippincott and William Renicke, both of whom were stricken with snow blindness.