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Battle of Dove Creek

Took place on January 8, 1865 at Dove Creek, SW Texas. 325 Confederate Cavalry attacked by mistake a camp of 500 (including women and children) Kickapoo Indians on their way to Mexico. It was during a blizzard, the Kickapoo weren’t expecting an attack. The Kickapoo defeated, routed the Rebels! 14 Kickapoo killed/+40 Rebels. In retaliation, the Mexican Kickapoo raided Texas for 40 years.

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