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Poorly thought out exit strategy?

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2 minutes ago, dse said:

Poorly thought out exit strategy?

The Yavapai? They were doing their best to social distance from the cavalry, but...

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That's where they jumped off the cliffs getting away from the Calvary? Out blood basin rd

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10 minutes ago, dse said:

That's where they jumped off the cliffs getting away from the Calvary? Out blood basin rd

Yes. There was an annual spring gathering there. I believe many of the Yavapais thought Gen Crooks orders to get thee to a reservation or be considered combatants was an edic meant for Apaches, not them.

http://prescottazhistory.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-true-victims-of-bloody-basin-were.html?m=1

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Neat Stuff. I love reading AZ. history as it was not that long ago. At this time back East of the Mississippi There were allready many major American Cities thriving................BOB!

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