Fort Gibson, Indian Territory
May 28, 1863
Indian Home Guards
A train, under escort of a portion of Col. William A. Phillips' Indian regiment, was attacked by a considerable force of Confederates near Fort Gibson on the 28th. The enemy was repulsed, but not until after Phillips had lost 5 killed and several wounded. The Union report of the affair says 35 of the enemy were buried by the home guards.
SOURCE: THE UNION ARMY: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-65 - Records of the Regiments in the Union Army - Cyclopedia of Battles - Memoirs of Commanders and Soldiers. Volume VI. Madison, Wisconsin: Federal Publishing Company, 1908.