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?
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.