Comanche Village Massacre

Comanche Village Massacre (HM1E40)

Location: Colorado City, TX 79512 Mitchell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 23.669', W 100° 51.09'

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In this vicinity
on a bank of the Colorado
October 21, 1840
a Comanche Indian village
was completely destroyed and much
stolen property recovered
including 500 horses
128 Indians were killed
34 were captured
The expedition commanded by
Colonel John Henry Moore
consisted of 90 citizen volunteers
mostly residents of Fayette County
Seventeen friendly Lipan Indians
under Chiefs Castro and Flaco
served as guides
No Texans were killed
and but two wounded
HM NumberHM1E40
Marker Number995
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 325855 N 3585670
Decimal Degrees32.39448333, -100.85150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.669', W 100° 51.09'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 40.14" N, 100° 51' 5.40" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-303 Houston St, Colorado City TX 79512, US
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