LOCATION: CR Old Decatur Road North of Decatur
On November 10th 1837, a company of 18 Republic of Texas soldiers led by Lieutenant A.B. Benthuysen engaged in a battle with approximately 150 Indians near this site. Ten Texas soldiers were killed in the battle, and the Indian casualties were estimated at fifty. The geologic feature known as the Knobs serves as a memorial to the soldiers who were left on the battlefield.
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