The Death of Mangas Colorades
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 32° 37.700 W 108° 07.067
12S E 770416 N 3613753
Quick Description: Located on the northbound side of 180 at a primitive rest stop.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 11/24/2021 12:05:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM15APH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Mangas Coloradas was one of the most highly regarded leaders among the Chiricahua Apaches. Born c 1795, he was noted for his sagacity, diplomacy, and at 6'6" his height. He met with U.S. General Kearny in 1846 and in 1852 negotiated the only approved treaty between the Chiricahua tribe and the United States. During attempted peace talks in 1863, he was arrested and taken to Fort McLane, which stood near this site, where he was tortured and shot by guards. His skull was sent back East never to be recovered.
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