Battle of Cooke’s Spring (Account)

Account of the battle taken from Sweeney, R. Edwin (1998). Mangas Coloradas, chief of the Chiricahua Apaches. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 0-8061-3063-6. pp 350 The Indians had stolen the horses of a Mr. Garretson, deputy surveyor of the territory. On March 8, 1957, First Lieutenant Alfred Gibbs of the Mounted Rifles, with sixteen men and two civilian […]

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