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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 89. Chapters: Texas-Indian Wars, Nicholas M. Nolan, Buffalo Soldier tragedy of 1877, Battle of Little Robe Creek, Battle of Pease River, Quanah Parker, Comanche-Mexico War, Council House Fight, Trial of Satanta and Big Tree, Meusebach-Comanche Treaty, James W. Parker, Fort Parker massacre, Rachel Plummer, Dohasan, Great Raid of 1840, Peta Nocona, Buffalo Hump, Chief Placido, Battle of the North Fork of the Red River, Cynthia Ann Parker, Antelope Hills Expedition, First Battle of Adobe Walls, Second Battle of Adobe Walls, Battle of Blanco Canyon, Santa Anna, Battle of Bandera Pass, Iron Jacket, Old Owl, Battle of Yellow House Canyon, Battle of Plum Creek, Neighbors Expedition, Red River War, Isa-tai, John Richard Parker, Carne Muerto, Cuerno Verde, Battle of Devil's River, John Parker, Buffalo Hunters' War, Comanche Campaign. Excerpt: The Texas-Indian Wars were a series of conflicts between settlers in Texas and Plains Indians. These conflicts began when the first settlers moved into Spanish Texas, and continued through Texas's time as part of Mexico, as its own nation, Republic of Texas, and did not end until 30 years after Texas joined the United States. This article covers the conflicts from 1820, just before Mexico gained independence from Spain, until 1875, when the last free band of Plains Indians, the Comanches led by Quahadi warrior Quanah Parker, surrendered and moved to the Fort Sill reservation in Oklahoma. The half-century struggle between the Plains Tribes and the Texans became particularly intense after the Spanish, and then Mexicans, left power in Texas, and the Republic of Texas, and then the United States, opposed the Tribes. Their war with the Plains Indians became one of deep animosity, slaughter, and, in the end, near-total conquest. Although the outcome was lop-sided, the violence of the wars were not. When he...