Near Crosbyton in Crosby County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Main Supply Camp on Historic Mackenzie Trail
(3 mi. SE)
In 1872, he was again ordered to ferret out the Comanches.
From his main supply camp on Brazos River Freshwater Fork (now White River), he launched a drive against Quanah Parker.
Ended with fights in Palo Duro and Tule Canyons, last battles between Indians and Cavalry in this area; opened the Plains to white settlement.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3190.)
Location. 33° 39.872′ N, 101° 10.532′ W. Marker is near Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 82 and Farm to Market Road 2591, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 82. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Texas Ranger Campsite (here, next to this marker); Two-Buckle Ranch Headquarters (here, next to this marker); Old Dewey Lake Crosbyton Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); J. J. Pierce (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lamar Family (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crosby County (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Rock House (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian •
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