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18 November 1874; Brownwood, Texas: Lt. B.F. Best, with a 16-man detachment of Company E of the Frontier Battalion, Texas Rangers, was patrolling in Coleman County and found a trail heading east into Brown County. After following it for 20 miles, the Rangers came upon a band of Comanches near Brownwood, Texas. In the fight, the men killed three Indians, wounded one, and confiscated an assortment of weapons. Two Rangers were wounded.

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars by Gregory F. Michno
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