Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains

by Patricia Adkins-Rochette

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Tonkawa Massacre and  the Tonkawa Tribe

                                                             

The Tonkawa Massacre or the Raid on the Wichita Agency occurred in October 1862 near now Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma.  The following points and listings are addressed in 17 pages, including 3 maps, of my 1,046-page book.

1) Six contemporaneous accounts of the Tonkawa Massacre.

2) A listing of 70 of the 96 assailants from three neighboring tribes: Delaware, Keechi (a band of Wichitas), and Shawnee.

3) Three listings (1874, 1880 and 1891) of the Tonkawa survivors.

4) An outline of the nine (9) times that the Tonkawa Tribe was moved by the Confederate and U.S. governments including  the Tonkawa population at each move.   Details of orders for rations for the Tonkawas.

5) Accounts of fond memories of Placido, Castile, and the Tonkawa Tribe.

6) Captain Castile and his Tonkawa Company as part of the 1st Frontier District Texas State Troops of the North and West Frontier in 1864 in Major Wm. Quayle's command.

7) Three maps that address the Tonkawa Tribe's residences in 1830, 1862, and 1884.

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Patricia Adkins-Rochette   03/20/2013       prochette@Juno.com

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