McComas Incident

McComas Incident (HMPLC)

Location: Silver City, NM 88061 Grant County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 31.2', W 108° 27.033'

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In March 1883, Judge and Mrs. H.C. McComas were killed in this vicinity by a group of Chiricahua Apaches led by Chatto. An extensive manhunt failed to rescue their six-year-old son, who had been taken captive. This incident was part of a violent outbreak toward the end of the Apache wars.
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 2:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 739473 N 3600941
Decimal Degrees32.52000000, -108.45055000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 31.2', W 108° 27.033'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 31' 12.00" N, 108° 27' 1.98" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 998-1001 Gold Gulch Rd, Silver City NM 88061, US
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