Brad R. Smith

Texas Panhandle
8:01 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

The Battle of Adobe Walls: Production Begins This Fall

Looking East from Adobe Walls, Hutchinson County, Texas
Credit Randall Derrick

June, 1874

The second Battle of Adobe Walls begins.

Chief Quanah Parker, one of the sons of captured white woman Cynthia Ann Parker, has been convinced by the tribe's medicine man his warriors are immune to enemy bullets.  They attack the Adobe Walls trading post, defended by buffalo hunters.  The medicine man was wrong.  Survivors include Parker and a crack shot by the name of William "Billy" Dixon. 

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