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Battle of Summit Springs

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 14:42, last changed on 11/15/2016 - 15:51
On July 11, 1869, the Fifth US Cavalry defeated a band of Cheyennes in a battle at Summit Springs, about fifteen miles southeast of present-day Sterling . It was perhaps the most conclusive battle fought on Colorado soil and possibly the most significant in the entire central plains area. As the...

Beecher Island Battleground

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 10:42, last changed on 05/11/2017 - 16:40
The Battle of Beecher Island­—which pitted American scouts against Cheyenne, Sioux, and Arapaho warriors­—was one of the most significant struggles in the Indian Wars that took place in eastern Colorado during the late 1860s. The battleground, located on the banks of the Arikaree River about...
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