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

emerged from the woods,
they gave them Winchester Music
to retreat by, while Patterson
Wells and Green were
speeding across the plain to
"cut-off" a party of Indians
coming to Camp, with
pack mules, loaded with
Buffalo meat -- The Indians
abandoning the mules
took to their horses and
escaped into the woods--

Patterson had succeeded
in cutting of one Indian
from the woods, and was
charging him, when his
horse fell, giving him
a severe fall, from which
he did not recover in
time to avail himself of
his previous advantage--

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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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