The Battle of Round Mountains PDF Print E-mail

The site of the first battle of the Civil War in Indian Territory was on Washington Irving’s route. Although the evidence is strong for placing the battle near Twin Mounds, a more than fifty-year controversy concerning the location of the battle has clouded the history of this significant and tragic event. The story of the battle and the heroic struggle of the Creek Indians in their fight to Kansas is one of the least-known epics of the Civil War.