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11 July 1854; San Diego, Texas: Sixteen enlisted men of companies A and H, Mounted Rifles, under Capt. Michael E. Van Buren were patrolling in the vicinity of San Diego, Texas, about 50 miles west of Corpus Christi, when they met a band of Comanches. In the ensuing skirmish, Van Buren was mortally wounded, two soldiers were wounded, and five Indians were killed.

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars by Gregory F. Michno
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