Dragoon Pistols Lost in the Superstition Mountains

It was in 1871 that a shipment of 24 Colt Dragoon Pistols was making its way to camp McDowell. Along the way the convey was ambushed by Apaches. The scrambled but split up . The remaining men hid the pistols in a cave in the Superstition Mountains . A few men made it back to safety but could not remember the exact cave upon returning . The pistols have never been found .

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