KATEMCY: THE COMANCHE PEACEMAKER by Joseph Luther, Ph.D (September 13, 2020)

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Comanche chief Katemcy is one of the unrecognized champions of the Penateka (Pen-ah-took-uh) Comanches of Texas. Although a subchief under Santa Anna, it was Katemcy who first met with Meusebach in 1847 at the present-day site of Mason, Texas. It was Katemcy who made possible the celebrated treaty between the … Read More

Unconventional Warfare in the Hill Country: INSURGENCY AND COUNTER INSURGENCY

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by Joseph Luther3.11.2010 In 1862, General H.P. Bee, commander of all Confederate forces in South Texas, declared Gillespie, Kerr, Kendall, Medina, and Bexar Counties – where the German protests were the strongest – to be “in open rebellion” and, in effect, declared war on them. Robert G. Schulz, Jr. wrote … Read More

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