“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Elfrida, Arizona

Clickable Map of Cochise County, Arizona and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cochise County, AZ (135) Graham County, AZ (16) Greenlee County, AZ (9) Pima County, AZ (308) Santa Cruz County, AZ (26) Hidalgo County, NM (15)  CochiseCounty(135) Cochise County (135)  GrahamCounty(16) Graham County (16)  GreenleeCounty(9) Greenlee County (9)  PimaCounty(308) Pima County (308)  SantaCruzCounty(26) Santa Cruz County (26)  HidalgoCountyNew Mexico(15) Hidalgo County (15)
Bisbee is the county seat for Cochise County
Elfrida is in Cochise County
      Cochise County (135)  
      Graham County (16)  
      Greenlee County (9)  
      Pima County (308)  
      Santa Cruz County (26)  
      Hidalgo County, New Mexico (15)  
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1Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp John A. Rucker A Military OutpostStood on This Site 1878 - 1880
Lt. John A. Rucker, 6th Cav. U.S.A. perished in proximity in flooded White River July 11, 1878 attempting to save life of Lt. Austin Henely Also on this site 1884-1943 ranch headquarters of Gray - Hampe - RakMap (db m42057) HM
2Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp Rucker and the Indian Scouts
Camp Supply served as the base for two companies of Indian Scouts: Company C commanded by 2nd Lieutenant John A. Rucker, and Company D led by 1st Lieutenant Austin Henely. Each Company included between 32 and 40 Scouts who enlisted for 6 months at a . . . Map (db m42080) HM
3Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp Rucker Bakery and Commissary
The Bakery was first described in Camp records in May, 1879. It was a log building with an earth roof and an adjacent guardhouse. The nearby storehouse (commissary) was a stockaded tent structure with vertical log walls and a canvas tent roof. In . . . Map (db m151079) HM
4Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp Rucker Timeline
June, 1876 - The Chiricahua Apache Indian Reservation is abolished. Apaches who are not relocated to other reservations are labeled renegades. Military patrols are sent throughout southeastern Arizona in search of them. March, 1878 - . . . Map (db m42087) HM
5Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Chief Cochise
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6Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — How Camp Rucker received its Name
Camp Supply became known as Camp Rucker as a result of a tragic incident that took place soon after the camp was established. On July 11, 1878, a flash flood occurred in White River Canyon (now Rucker Canyon). Lieutenants John A. . . . Map (db m151081) HM
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7Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Old Camp Rucker Ranch
Camp Rucker was a ranching headquarters for over 80 years. The first owner was Michael Gray, a Justice of the Peace in Tombstone, Arizona. He moved to Camp Rucker in 1883 under the privileges of a “Squatters Claim.” Gray was strongly . . . Map (db m42077) HM
8Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Soldiers Hole
During the Chiricahua Apache Campaign (1861-1886) cavalry troops on maneuvers camped here at a permanent source of water known as Soldiers Hole. W. C. Sanderson and Ambrose Lyall struck artesian water nearby in 1883. In 1892 a . . . Map (db m28363) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022