Location in New Mexico
|Elevation||5,667 ft (1,727 m) NGVD 29|
|Location||Luna County, New Mexico, U.S.|
|Parent range||Cookes Range|
|Topo map||USGS Massacre Peak|
The peaks name refers to the time of the Apache Wars following the Bascom Affair when the Apache destroyed most of the stations and many coaches and killed many of the station staff, drivers and passengers. Many violent incidents followed such as the Battle of Cookes Canyon.
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- "Massacre Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-02-13.
- Parker, William Thornton (1968) . "Annals of old Fort Cummings, New Mexico, 1867-8". Fort Davis, Tex.: Frontier Book. OCLC 2201299.