• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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Warm Springs Apache leader Victorio.

Apache leader Victorio led a group of Mescaleros, Warm Springs, and Chiricahuas from an Apache Reservation in New Mexico in 1879. Pursued by soldiers from Fort Davis and other west Texas forts he fled into Mexico where he and many of his followers were killed by Mexican troops in October of 1880.