Main Supply Camp on Historic Mackenzie Trail

Main Supply Camp on Historic Mackenzie Trail (HM1ZHL)

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N 33° 39.872', W 101° 10.532'

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(3 mi. SE)

Trail followed by Gen. Ranald Mackenzie, U.S. 4th Cavalry in 1871 frontier campaign. He camped at Dewey Lake after brush with Indians.
In 1872, he was again ordered to ferret out the Comanches.
From his main supply camp on Brazos River Freshwater Fork (now White River), he launched a drive against Quanah Parker.
Ended with fights in Palo Duro and Tule Canyons, last battles between Indians and Cavalry in this area; opened the Plains to white settlement.
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14H E 298289 N 6272915
Decimal Degrees-33.66453333, -101.17553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.872', W 101° 10.532'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 52.32" N, 101° 10' 31.92" W
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