In 1894, Geronimo, the infamous Apache warrior, and 341 of his renegade tribe were brought from the prisons in Florida and Alabama to Fort Sill, where they lived in scattered villages on the post rang... Geronimo's Grave
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The site of Fort Sill was staked out on January 8, 1869 by Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan who led a Campaign into Indian Territory to stop hostile tribes from raiding border settlements in Texas Kansas.