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1. Battle of Devil's Backbone, Arkansas - An In Depth History
2. Battle of Devil's Backbone - Wikipedia
3. Civil War Battle Devil's Backbone Backbone Mountain
4. Battle Summary: Devil's Backbone, AR
(7-01) US-271, north of Pocola,
Oklahoma. View looking north. Site Marker: On Sept. 1, 1863, Confederates under Brig.
Gen. W. L. Cabell ambushed a Union force commanded by Maj. Gen J. G.
Blunt, but were driven off after a three hour battle. Later, on July 27,
1864, The Choctaw Battalion led by Capt. Jack McCurtain defeated a Federal
cavalry force here. Oklahoma Historical Society 190-1995
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