Oklahoma City resident Duke Ligon is an attorney and business leader who leverages more than four decades of experience in his work with the Mekusukey Oil Company. In addition to his work, Duke Ligon sits on the boards of several nonprofit organizations in Oklahoma City, including the Civil War Trust.
Reinforcing its mission to protect civil war battlegrounds, the Civil War Trust offers Battle Apps® for iPhones and Android devices. Each free app gives users information about important Civil War battles.
The apps incorporate GPS technology to show battlefield locations, including a time-phase feature that highlights the exact positions of Confederate and Union units during key battles. With the map activated, users can traverse the battlegrounds and gain a greater understanding of what occurred at each location.
The Civil War Trust partners with historians to create content for its Battle Apps®. Each one features in-depth accounts of battles by experts in the field.
Attorney and businessman Duke Ligon serves as president and CEO of the company he established more than 40 years ago, Mekusukey Oil Company, LLC. The company is among the nation's largest privately held businesses focused on acquiring and managing perpetual mineral resources; it conducts business in Oklahoma and more than 20 other states. Mekusukey maintains offices in Wewoka and in Oklahoma City. Duke Ligon and his staff oversee operations covering approximately 80,000 net mineral acres.