The First Battle of Adobe Walls, was a battle between the United States Army and native Americans. The Kiowa, Comanche and Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache) tribes drove from the battlefield a United States Expeditionary Force that was reacting to attacks on white settlers moving into the Southwest. The battle, November 25, 1864, resulted in light casualties on both sides but was one of the largest engagements fought on the Great Plains.
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... Committee erected Historical Marker 1690 to preserve the memory of the First Battle of Adobe Walls ... The marker is not located at the actual battle site, but is located 15 miles to the west ...
... The first battle of Adobe Walls occurred on November 26, 1864, in the vicinity of Adobe Walls, the ruins of William Bent's abandoned adobe trading post and saloon near the Canadian River in ... The battle was one of the largest engagements in terms of numbers engaged between whites and Indians on the Great Plains ... Carson had decided to march first to Adobe Walls, which he was familiar with from his employment there by Bent over 20 years earlier ...
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