The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 44, July 1940 - April, 1941 Page: 62
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
vening thirty-eight hours that most of the suffering and grim
tragedy recounted so vividly in Captain Nolan's original ac-
count took place. His account is as follows:
General Dept. of Texas
Capt. 10th Cavalry
Fort Concho Texas
August 20th 1877.
Assistant Adjutant General
Department of Texas
San Antonio Texas.
Headquarters Fort Concho.
I have the honor to submit the following report of
a scout made by me with Company "A" 10th Cavalry
from this post in compliance with Special Orders No.
104, from Headquarters Fort Concho Texas July 3rd
July 10th, left Fort Concho at 9 Oclock A. M. Marched
up the North Concho river a distance of 20 miles where
July 11th 1877.
At 7 O'clock A. M. left camp and continued up the
North Concho river to a point known ac Camp Hudson
a distance of 25 miles where I went into camp. This
day one man was sun struck but soon recovered from
July 12th 1877.
Left camp at 7 O'clock A. M. and marched up the North
Concho river to its head a distance of 15 miles where
July 13th 1877.
At 6-30 Oclock A. M. left camp and continued the
march leaving the North Concho taking a trail leading
to Big Springs a distance of 35 miles where I arrived
at 5 Oclock P. M. and went into camp. I was compelled
to make this march on account of not finding White
Springs in the vicinity of the four mountains.
July 14th 1877.
Left camp at 7 Oclock A. M. and marched to Wild
Horse Springs a distance of 17 miles where I camped.
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