Indian Relations in Texas

Account of Engagement with Comanche Indians,
February 16, 1875

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Account of Engagement with Comanche Indians, February 1875

the Indian Camp was
reached-- The attention of the
Scouting Party was first attracted by
a few loose horses, and upon
riding around the
thicket in which the
Indians had their Camp
they discovered one in the act
of bridling a horse, when
Humphry, Avant and Sawyer
gave him several shots, as
he drew back into the thick
brush-- This seemed to startle
them; and another making
his appearance in a different
quarter, Humphry and Sawyer drove
him to cover, with his
hands placed upon his
side, "minus" the saddle, shield
and bridle which he brought
with him-- Wells and Goodman
were not asleep on their
post for as the Indians

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Account of Engagement with Comanche Indians, February 16, 1875. Texas Indian Papers Volume 4, #233, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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