Adobe Walls

Adobe Walls may refer to:

  • Adobe Walls, Texas, Ghost town in Hutchinson County
  • First Battle of Adobe Walls, 1864 battle in Hutchinson County
  • Second Battle of Adobe Walls, 1874 battle in Hutchinson County

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Texas–Indian Wars - The Final Years of The Plains Tribes: 1865–1875 - The Second Battle of Adobe Walls
... The Second Battle of Adobe Walls came during the Red River War, as the Plains tribes realized, with increasing desperation, that the Buffalo Hunters were killing off their food supply, and the very means of survival ... and made an attempt to attack the Buffalo Hunters encamped at the old ruins at Adobe Walls ... Indian force attacked the 28 hunters and one woman encamped at Adobe Walls ...
Second Battle Of Adobe Walls
... The Second Battle of Adobe Walls was fought on June 27, 1874 between Comanche forces and a group of twenty-eight U.S ... bison hunters defending the settlement of Adobe Walls, Texas in what is now Hutchinson County, Texas ...
Second Battle Of Adobe Walls - Battle and Siege
... party of hunters departed Dodge City for Adobe Walls and on the 7th, at Sharp's Creek, seventy-five miles southwest of Dodge, the party encountered a band of Cheyenne Indians who ran off all of their cattle stock ... The party then joined a wagon train which was en route to the Walls and accompanied them, arriving just hours before the major battle took place ... Some 28 or 29 persons were then present at Adobe Walls, including James Hanrahan (the saloon owner), a 20-year old Bat Masterson, William "Billy" Dixon (whose famous long-distance rifle shot effectively ...
Hutchinson County, Texas - History - Native Americans
... Known as Fort Adobe, it was blown up by traders three years later due to Indian depredations ... The ruins became known as Adobe Walls ... The First Battle of Adobe Walls took place in 1864 when General James H ...

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