Fort Concho (Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series) James T. Matthews

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Published: September 19th 2010

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Fort Concho (Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series)  by  James T. Matthews

Fort Concho (Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series) by James T. Matthews
September 19th 2010 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 100 pages | ISBN: | 6.63 Mb

In the fall of 1867 the United States Army established a permanent camp on the plateau where the North and Middle Concho rivers join. In more than twenty years of federal service Fort Concho was home to companies of fifteen regiments in the regularMoreIn the fall of 1867 the United States Army established a permanent camp on the plateau where the North and Middle Concho rivers join. In more than twenty years of federal service Fort Concho was home to companies of fifteen regiments in the regular United States Army, including Col.

Ranald S. Mackenzies Fourth Cavalry and Col. Benjamin Griersons Tenth Cavalry of buffalo soldiers. The post provided a focal point for major campaigns against the Comanches, Kiowas, and Apaches. Patrols from Fort Concho charted vast areas of West Texas and provided a climate for settlement on the Texas frontier.



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