Washita River


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Wash·i·ta River

 (wŏsh′ĭ-tô′, wô′shĭ-)
A river rising in northwest Texas and flowing about 480 km (300 mi) generally east-southeast across Oklahoma to the Red River.
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Custer tracked a raiding party of Cheyenne holding white captives to their village on the Washita River in Oklahoma.
The commission also awarded contracts for reconstruction of more than 3 miles of US-81 near Kingfisher, replacement of the US-77 bridge over the Washita River near Wynnewood and resurfacing of more than 3 miles of I-44 in Lawton.
Moreover, GRL studies focus on watersheds in the Upper Washita River Basin, an area where USDA-led soil conservation efforts go back to the 1930s.
Caption: A group of Cheyenne prisoners of war, victims of the Army (Custer) attack upon a large village camped along the Washita River. The plight of these unhappy and unfortunate people illustrates the almost constant conflict endured by the Cheyenne people in the 1860s and 1870s and is emblematic of the unsettled times while Soule was on the Southern Plains.
A farmer spotted Vance near the Washita River on Highway 34 in Hammon and alerted the police.
While not as well-known as other battles, the history of the Battle of the Washita River offers a wide range of educational opportunities.
Kansas, and what is now Montana, including the massacres at Sand Creek and the Washita River, before culminating on a beautiful June 1876 day on the Little Bighorn River.
Oxbow 2 maintains connectivity with the Washita River through culverts, and, as a result, water levels decreased substantially throughout the summer in dry years.
Custer and his 7th Cavalry rode into a Southern Cheyenne village on the Washita River in modern Oklahoma.
In Oklahoma, relatively large watersheds such as Arkansas River Watershed (ARRW), Canadian River Watershed (CRW), Red River Watershed (RRW), Cimarron River Watershed, and Washita River Watershed are oriented east-to-west and facilitate westward dispersal by river otters.
Neal Little Washita River, Texas 1870 John Kelly Upper Washita, Texas 1874 John Mitchell Upper Washita, Texas 1874 Zachariah Woodall Washita River, Texas 1874 Michael McGann Rosebud River, Montana 1876 Henry Wilkens Little Muddy Creek, Montana 1877 Camas Meadow, Idaho Milden H.Wilson Big Hole, Montana 1877 Moses Williams Cuchillo Negro Mountains, New 1881 Mexico Frederick E.
The Washita River in Oklahoma, the Sava River in Yugoslavia, and the Hudson River in New York are named in the poem as the sites of battles that determined "the bloody map of monstrous boundaries." The Cheyenne words "vihomiv veho ...