Devil's Canyon

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Other Names:  Battle of Soldier Springs

Date of Battle: December 25, 1868

Location of Battle:



Participants: ?? Evans with 459 officers and men vs about 60 Comanche lodges.

Evans' command engaged the Indians near the mouth of Devil's Canyon.   The troops found the village another 2 miles from the first battle scene.  The Comanches were later joined by a bunch of Kiowa warriors from a nearby village.

For more information see:

Tribal Wars on the Southern Plains

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