The Battle of Honey Springs Anniversary
The Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Honey Springs. The battle, fought July 17, 1863, was the most important engagement of the Civil War in Indian Territory.
Activities will include battle reenactments featuring infantry, cavalry, and artillery; guided and self-guided tours of the camps; various demonstrations; living history programs; and sutlers.
The Battle of Honey Springs 150th anniversary at Honey Springs Battlefield Historic Site in Checotah. Site of July 17, 1863, Indian Territory engagement. Battle 1 p.m. both days. Military drills, cooking demonstrations, living history programs, camp tours. Sponsored by Oklahoma Historical Society. For information, registration, www.okhistory.org.