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By Joseph Luther

castle Martin Scott nonetheless stands protect within the center of Texas one hundred fifty years after its development, which was once triggered by way of a peace treaty among Germans and the Penateka Comanches. the 1st frontier fortress in Texas, the unique advanced of twenty-one constructions allowed infantrymen to patrol the higher Immigrant path via Comanche and Apache territory. The previous castle used to be a hub for army patrols in the course of the Texas Indian Wars. recognized military devices, together with the 1st and 8th Infantries, in addition to the second one Dragoons and Fourth Cavalry, have been all stationed at this put up at one time or one other. citadel Martin Scott used to be the locality of a lot partisan clash in the course of the Civil battle. writer and historian Joseph Luther tells the entire tale of this ancient Texas icon.

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