Three White Mountain Apaches, Dandy Jim, Dead Shot, and Skippy, enlisted Indian scouts who turned against troops at the figth, were tried for mutiny by military Court Martial at Fort Grant and hanged there, March 3, 1882. Two others were sent to Alcatraz prison for life. Dead Shot's squaw hanged herself at San Carlos the day of the execution.
Creek rises in northwest corner of Fort Apache Indian Reservation, flows south into Salt River about 10 miles west of junction White and Black rivers which form Salt. Post office established here for Indian School, March 18, 1910, Agnes W. Chamber Post Master."
Barnes, Will C. Arizona
Place Names University of Arizona Press.1997 p. 95
Fort Apache Indian Reservation
Apache nightmare : the battle at Cibecue Creek / Charles Collins.
E83.88 .C67 1999
Aftermath of Cibecue : court martial of the Apache Scouts, 1881 / by
Sidney B. Brinckerhoff.
F 591 .W595x no.36 1978
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