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Col. Dudley's Camping Place Historic Marker
Lincoln, Lincoln County, New Mexico

Encamped a few yards away on July 19, 1878 were U.S. troops from Fort Stanton.  Allegedly brought to protect lives and property, their presence quickened Murphy party into firing at the McSween's residence and pillaging the Tunstall store.

Col. Dudley's Camping Place Historic Marker is on US-380 at milepost 97.9, on the right when traveling west.

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