Pawnee County, Oklahoma Military Histories

The following is an index of articles concerning military service for Pawnee County. The articles deal with individuals, groups or Military units that were represented by Pawnee County residents. By clicking on the article, you will be presented with the article for your viewing. By clicking on the submitter in the right column of the index table, you will get an e-mail presentation that will allow you to contact the submitter by e-mail. All data in each article is the property of the submitter and accuracy of data presented is the responsibility of the submitter. Any explanations, questions or corrections about facts or data presented in an article should be directed to the submitter of the article.


The following sections outline the military history of Pawnee County, Oklahoma. Throughout its history, those who either settled in Pawnee, or who were born and grew up there, have always been ready to answer the call of the nation to arms. It is a tribute to the pioneer spirit and patriotism of those from Pawnee that they have served in every conflict since the Indian Wars, and have paid their full share for the freedoms enjoyed by all Americans. This section is dedicated to the thousands from Pawnee who have served and the hundreds who died or suffered wounds in the cause of freedom.

Teddy H. Sanford, Jr.
Lieutenant Colonel
United States Army



The Pawnee Scouts

Ted Sanford

The Rough Riders

Ted Sanford

From Poncho Villa to the Kaiser

Ted Sanford

World War II

Ted Sanford

The Cold War

Ted Sanford

The Pawnee General

Ted Sanford

Sgt. Ray J. Copeland

Mary Smith


This page was last updated: 29 February 2020

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