When Colonel Shaply Ross joined Captain John Ford’s Company he brought with him 113 Indian scouts from different tribes. There were Tonkawa and Arapaho, mortal enemies of the Comanche that we know. The Comanche were known to be brutal. The Rangers had also seen white settlers, women and children tortured in unspeakable ways. Of course the Comanches considered the white man as intruders into their land, taking all that they had, destroying their villages, taking their land and their way of survival. As Captain Ford’s company moved northward toward the Antelope Hills they were hungry for revenge. The Tonkawa Chief,…

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