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Washita Battlefield National Historic Site
Run by the National Park Service, the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site preserves the location of the Southern Cheyenne village – attacked in November 1868. The confrontation is known as the Battle of Washita, during the Plains and Indian Wars.
The village was under the leadership of Peace Chief Black Kettle and the attack was led by George A. Custer, from the 7th U.S. Calvary.
This National Historic Landmark site is located near Weatherford, in the Plains region of Oklahoma. Stop by the Washita Battlefield Visitor Center and bookstore to learn more about the events of the battle, the soldiers and the Cheyenne and watch the available film.
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