Ash Creek

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Date of Battle: September 24, 1864

Location of Battle: somewhere in south east Colorado



Participants: General Blunt, his soldiers and some Delaware scouts against a Cheyenne and Arapaho camp.

Major Anthony, his command and some Delaware scouts attacked a Cheyenne and Arapaho camp on Ash Creek.  When they got into trouble because more Indians joined, General Blunt with his force came along and drove the Indians away from the Major and his men.

For more information see:

Life of George Bent

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