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Term: Fort Sill

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Area was part of Choctaw-Chicksaw lands; military post was established here in 1869; was scene of surrender of Comanche & Kiowa Indians ca. 1875; Apache chief & leader of revolt, Geronimo (died 1909) was imprisoned & later settled here.

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American, Mescalero-Chiricahua, 1829 - 1909