1870s Cowboy-Indian Fight

1870s Cowboy-Indian Fight (HMJW6)

Location: Melvin, TX 76858 McCulloch County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 12.998', W 99° 35.821'

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(Battleground 1 mi. N of Marker)

Near here in 1874 or 1875, 18 Indians attacked W. B. Brown and two comrades, spooking one horse and capturing bedrolls and grub, but sparing the men, who thankfully escaped. In the 1870s, when they were being driven off the range, capture of supplies meant victory to the Indians.
HM NumberHMJW6
Year Placed1973
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 443133 N 3453764
Decimal Degrees31.21663333, -99.59701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 12.998', W 99° 35.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 12' 59.88" N, 99° 35' 49.26" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 Co Rd 140, Melvin TX 76858, US
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