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Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Buffalo Wallow Battle Ground

 
 
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By Marvin Seibert, February 15, 2014
1. Buffalo Wallow Battle Ground Marker
Inscription. Here on September 12th, 1874 two scouts and four soldiers defeated 125 Kiowa and Comanche Indians

Scouts
William Dixon
Amos Chapman

Soldiers
Sergeant ZT Woodall Co I
Peter Rath Co A
John Harrington Co H
George W Smith Co M 6th Cavalry

Stand silent heroes here have been
who cleared the way for other men.

Erected by Panhandle-Plains Historical
Society. September 12th 1925
This site marked under direction of
J.J. Long, Mobeetie, Texas
Mrs. William Dixon, Miami, Texas.
 
Erected 1925 by Panhandle-Plains Historical Society. (Marker Number 565.)
 
Location. 35° 40.634′ N, 100° 16.345′ W. Marker is in Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker is on County Route 15 1.1 miles south of Farm to Market Road 277, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fletcher and Donley Stage Station (approx. one mile away); Washita Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gen. Nelson Miles Expedition (approx.
Buffalo Wallow Battle Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, February 15, 2014
2. Buffalo Wallow Battle Ground Marker
6.8 miles away); Route of Marcy Trail (approx. 11.6 miles away); Historic Trails (approx. 12.1 miles away); Mobeetie Post Office (approx. 13.6 miles away); Mobeetie United Methodist Church (approx. 13.6 miles away); Mobeetie First Baptist Church (approx. 13.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Canadian.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Buffalo Wallow Battle Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, February 15, 2014
3. Buffalo Wallow Battle Ground Marker
 
 
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