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“The 1st and 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles in the Civil War” presentation by Kerry Jones

August 19, 2023, 1 p.m.

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On Saturday, August 19, at 1 p.m., Honey Springs Battlefield will host a special presentation by Mr. Kerry Jones, the current National Park Service Guide at the Pea Ridge National Military Park in Arkansas. He will discuss the history of the 1st and 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles that fought at the Battle of Honey Springs, the Battle of Pea Ridge in Arkansas, and the overall Civil War in Indian Territory.

Mr. Jones earned his undergraduate degrees in history and political science from Wichita State University and a master’s degree in history. He has taught history at the college level for thirteen years and has worked for the National Park Service for seventeen years. Mr. Jones has also published thirty-seven articles for several publications, and has been recognized with awards from the National Park Service for his programs.



August 19, 2023
1 p.m.
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Honey Springs Battlefield
423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426