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Near Brady in McCulloch County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Onion Creek Indian Fight

(Battleground 1 mi. NE of marker)

 
 
Onion Creek Indian Fight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 11, 2018
1. Onion Creek Indian Fight Marker
Inscription. One night in 1866, five men from Richland Springs (about 25 mi. ne) recovered stolen horses from Indians camped near here. A metal arrow hit a Mr. Lafferty, slid halfway around his skull, was cut out with a pocket knife, and Lafferty survived. The grave of an Indian casualty is about 300 yards north.
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3864.)
 
Location. 31° 10.661′ N, 99° 15.24′ W. Marker is near Brady, Texas, in McCulloch County. Marker is on U.S. 190 0.2 miles east of County Road 414, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brady TX 76825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swedish Settlers (approx. mile away); East Sweden Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Soldiers Waterhole (approx. 1.7 miles away); Curtis Airfield (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rochelle Depot (approx. 4.3 miles away); Rochelle Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Union Passenger Depot (approx. 5 miles away); General Ben McCulloch, C.S.A. (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brady.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Onion Creek Indian Fight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 11, 2018
2. Onion Creek Indian Fight Marker
View to northwest from US 190
View to Northeast Along US 190 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 11, 2018
3. View to Northeast Along US 190
Marker is on left (northwest) side of highway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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