Saga of a Texas Ranger–Series by Jeff Robenalt

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Great Comanche Raid

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Great Comanche Raid Warriors Gather in Comancheria

Great Comanche Raid Warriors Gather in Comancheria

Great Comanche Raid Comanche Moon
Great Comanche Raid Comanche Moon
Great Comanche Raid Map
Great Comanche Raid Map

In the month of August, 1840, under the silvery light of a brilliant full moon known to Texas settlers as a Comanche moon, a huge band of some several hundred Comanche and Kiowa warriors thundered out of the Comancheria and headed directly for the heart of the Republic of Texas. The raid was launched in retaliation for what the Comanches perceived to be the unprovoked killing of twelve Penateka war chiefs and many innocent women and children at the Council House peace talks in San Antonio only a few months before.   *** Now read the entire article “The Great Comanche Raid and the Battle of Plum Creek” posted on this web site at “A Glimpse of Texas Past”. ***

Great Comanche Raid Buffalo Hump

Great Comanche Raid Buffalo Hump

Great Comanche Raid of 1840
Great Comanche Raid of 1840

 

Great Comanche Raid Comanches Attack Victoria
Great Comanche Raid Comanches Attack Victoria

 

Great Comanche Raid Comanche Warriors Return From Linnville
Great Comanche Raid Comanche Warriors Return From Linnville

 

  

   

 

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