Spanish Kill Comanche Chief Cuerno Verde, 1779

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Anza also learned that Cuerno Verde planned to meet his people near present Colorado City, Colorado. He headed south to the Huerfano River near Greenhorn Mountain of southern Colorado where he set a trap for the Comanche warriors. In the ensuing fight, Cuerno Verde, his four principal captains, his first-born son and the medicine man were among those killed.

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