Rebellion November 1849 - January 1850     
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Junction of the Red River and the False Washita by Catlin
"View of the Junction of the Red River and the False Washita, in Texas." George Catlin painted this picture of the border between the Indian Territory and Texas in 1834-35. Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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The allies crossed the Red River, the dividing line between Texas and Oklahoma, and rode south onto the frontier. By January, they were camping on Cow Bayou near present-day Waco, planting corn for the winter. The presence of a nearby Texas Ranger company scared them off, however, and they headed west before harvesting the corn crop.

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Sources: McReynolds 261, Webb 133.
Part 3, Exile: Outline  l Images
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 Trail Narrative
 + Prologue
 + Background: 1693-1812
 + Early Years: 1812-1832
 + War: 1832-1838
 - Exile: 1838-1850
+ Shifting Alliances
+ American Justice
+ A New Frontier
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New Frontier
Cross to Freedom
New Horizon
 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion