This is a sketch of a cannon stationed on a battlefield.

Honey Springs Battlefield

The Battle at Honey Springs (or The Affair at Elk Creek to the Confederates) was the largest of more than 107 documented Civil War encounters in Indian Territory. A Visitor Center, several monuments and waysides, and six hiking trails interpret the 1,100-acre site, 5 miles north of Checotah, Oklahoma.  The site is managed by the Oklahoma Historical Society.

Honey Springs Battlefield: What's Nearby

Checotah, OK
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Fort Gibson Historic Site
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The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 84 acres at Honey Springs Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Muskogee County and McIntosh County, OK | July 17, 1863
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties