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Near Borger in Hutchinson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Adobe Walls

 
 
Battle of Adobe Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
1. Battle of Adobe Walls Marker
Inscription.
Fifteen miles to the site of the
Battle of Adobe Walls
Fought on November 25, 1864
between Kiowa and Comanche Indians
and United States troops
commanded by
Colonel Christopher Carson
1809 – 1868
This was "Kit" Carson's last fight

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 319.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 35° 44.646′ N, 101° 25.057′ W. Marker is near Borger, Texas, in Hutchinson County. Marker is on State Highway 152 half a mile north of County Route 13, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Borger TX 79007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fritz Thompson Bridge (here, next to this marker); Bents Creek (here, next to this marker); Plemons Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Booker T. Washington School (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ace Borger Home (approx. 5 miles away);
Battle of Adobe Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
2. Battle of Adobe Walls Marker
East Ward Elementary School (approx. 5 miles away); Grand Hotel and Grand Hardware Building (approx. 5.2 miles away); Twentieth Century Club (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Borger.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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