Molly Goodnight’s orphaned buffalo calves Posted in: Community In the early 1870s, most Texas Indians were on reservations. However, they could leave the reserves to pursue traditional buffalo hunts. Consequently, they were tempted to continue raiding settlers of their horses and cattle, and, too often, kill the settlers. As this trend continued, General Philip Sheridan of Civil War fame ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!