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James K.P. Wright

Young County, Texas During June 1874, James P. Wright and a Mexican, employed by J.C. Loving, were sent out to ride the range. Wright and the Mexican agreed to separate and work in different directions, in order to expedite the handling of cattle...

Wynn Hill Fight

Jack County, Texas It was about 1864 that Milton (Dock) Wynn, Buck Sanders, B.L. Henry, Thompson, Frank Lane, Luke Choate, and one or two others who were out cow-hunting near Wynn-Hill, west of Jacksboro, had a bitter engagement with the Indians...

Yakima War

Part of our in-depth series exploring the Mountain Pacific Forts The following is from the book, Indian Wars, by Bill Yenne. On August 15, three companies of 9th Infantry under Major Robert Garnett and one company of the 4th Infantry Regiment under...