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April 26, 1866: Welsh Indians in Arizona?

Madoc ******************* The Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus of April 26, 1866 printed this fanciful item on the front page. I can’t find any mention of “Moke” Indians anywhere else. A mis-hearing of Maricopa? In any case, as is typical for … Continue reading

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Fort Breckinridge attacked

Camp Grant (formerly Fort Breckinridge), 1870 From the New York Times: TUCSON. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1860. Fort Breckinridge was visited on the morning of the 28th ult., about 9 o’clock, by 150 Indians, on a marauding expedition. They drove off … Continue reading

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Apaches in Arizona

Geronimo, an Apache. I don’t know if he was involved in these incidents, but he would have been in the area and around 40 years old at the time. Having lived in Tucson for around 10 years, I found this … Continue reading

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