Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History Setting & Symbolism

S. C. Gwynne
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Victoria

This is the town near San Antonia where Buffalo Hump's forces, including united warriors from several bands, struck first.

The Washita River

This is the river near the camp of Chief Pah-hah-yuco where the Indian agent discovered Cynthia Parker and was told that she wouldn't leave.

Nautdah

Comanche for "Someone Found," this is the name used to describe Cynthia Parker.

Pease River

This is where Cynthia Parker and her family were camped when her husband was killed.

Parker County

This is the Texas county named for some of Cynthia Parker's relatives and one of the main targets of Peta Nocona.

The Battle of Antelope Hills

Fought between Ford's men and the Comanches, this battle was the first time the whites had taken an offensive stand against the Indians.

The Red River

This is where Shaking Hands' band of Indians was camped when Mackenzie attacked, killing many and...

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