Llano River

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24 November 1869; Sonora, Texas: Capt. Edward M. Heyl took 20 men from Companies F and M, 9th Cavalry, from Fort McKavett to scout the headwaters of the South Fork of the Llano River, west of old Fort Terrett. There the soldiers ran into a small party of Apaches and engaged them in battle. The troopers killed one Indian and took seven horses and mules. Heyl received a serious wound.

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars by Gregory F. Michno
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