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27 September 1863; Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico: After Pueblo Indians near Fort Marcy complained that a band of Navajos had stolen stock from them, Lt. P.A.J. Russell, 1st California Infantry, and four mounted infantrymen joined a party of Pueblos to pursue the raiders. At Valle Grande, west of present-day Los Alamos, they picked up the trail and followed it down the Jemez River into Jemez Pueblo, where they attacked. They killed 8 Navajos, captured 20 women and children, and recaptured 125 sheep.

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars by Gregory F. Michno
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