Creator: Broome Studio
Description: An artist's sketch depicting the death of John B. Denton in the Indian fight at Village Creek on May 24, 1841. Captain Denton and Captain Henry Stout, also shown in the sketch, were leading an advanced scouting party when they were ambushed on Village Creek near modern Fort Worth. Denton was killed and Stout severely wounded. This is a photo of the original sketch in James T. DeShields, Border Wars of Texas, opposite p. 321.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library