Saga of a Texas Ranger–Series by Jeff Robenalt

Texas history and then some.

Plum Creek

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Battle of Plum Creek Edward Burleson

Battle of Plum Creek Edward Burleson

Battle of Plum Creek Volunteers Gather
Battle of Plum Creek Volunteers Gather

 

Battle of Plum Creek Jack Hays
Battle of Plum Creek Jack Hays

 

Battle of Plum Creek Ben Mcculloch
Battle of Plum Creek Ben Mcculloch

 One of the most storied events in the historic past of Lockhart, Texas occurred two miles south of town along the wooded banks of Plum Creek, when a small group of volunteers defeated more than 600 Comanche and Kiowa warriors who had participated in the Great Comanche Raid of 1840. The volunteers, militia, and Texas Rangers who fought the battle answered the call from Gonzales, Seguin, San Antonio, Austin, Bastrop, Goliad, Victoria, and La Grange, and from scattered homesteads all across central Texas.   *** 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”. ***

Battle of Plum Creek Comanches Approach
Battle of Plum Creek Comanches Approach

 

Battle of Plum Creek
Battle of Plum Creek

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