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Alanreed in Gray County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Indian Battlefield

 
 
Indian Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, June 20, 2020
1. Indian Battlefield Marker
Inscription.  

In this vicinity Lieutenant Frank D. Baldwin, commanding two companies of United States troops, attacked a large band of Indians and rescued two white girl captives, November 8, 1874.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2629.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 8, 1874.
 
Location. 35° 12.913′ N, 100° 52.675′ W. Marker is in Alanreed, Texas, in Gray County. Marker is on FM 2477, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alanreed TX 79002, 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. Jericho Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); "The Naming Of Route 66" (approx. 3.7 miles away); "Gateway To The Southwest" (approx. 3.7 miles away); "The Beginning" (approx. 3.7 miles away); "East-West Connection" (approx. 3.7
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miles away); "A Cultural Calamity" (approx. 3.7 miles away); "The Dust Bowl Days" (approx. 3.7 miles away); "Transportation History" (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Indian Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, June 20, 2020
2. Indian Battlefield Marker
View of Lake McClellan on way to marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, June 20, 2020
3. View of Lake McClellan on way to marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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