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FORT APACHE: WHITERIVER (147 images)

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In July 1869 Brevet Colonel John Green of the U.S. 1st Cavalry led a scouting expedition of more than 120 troops into the White Mountains area from Camp Goodwin and Camp Grant to the south. Seeking to kill or capture any Apache people they encountered, the expedition headed north up the San Carlos River, across the Black River, and to the White River in the vicinity of the future site of Fort Apache. Army scouts reported finding over 100 acres of cornfields along the White River.
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