This Day in Texas History: Wagon Train Attack Precipitates Indian War

This Day in Texas History: Wagon Train Attack Precipitates Indian War May 18, 1871 On this day in 1871, more than 100 Kiowas, Comanches, Kiowa-Apaches, Arapahoes, and Cheyennes from the Fort Sill Reservation in Oklahoma attacked Henry Warren’s wagontrain on the Butterfield Overland Mail route. They killed the wagonmaster and six teamsters and allowed five…
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