• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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Washita Battlefield Trail

Washita Trail Guide
 
 

The park trail system allows visitors to experience and learn about the events that took place along the Washita River. Fifteen stops along the dirt and grass trail describe key points about the 1868 conflict. As of right now, the trail is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Mud can accumulate after recent rain or snow.

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.