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27 July, 1879; Salt Flat, Texas: Scouting out of Fort Davis, Capt. Michael L. Courtney, 25th Infantry, with a detachment of H Company of that regiment and a detachment of H Company, 10th Cavalry, attacked Apaches at the salt lakes in present-day Hudspeth County, Texas. They wounded three Indians, two of them mortally, and captured ten ponies. Two of Courtney's men were wounded.

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars by Gregory F. Michno
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