Big Sandy Creek

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Date of Battle: September 15, 1868

Location of Battle: Aroya, CO



Participants: Captain George W Graham with 36 'Buffalo Soldiers' against 100 Cheyenne 'Dog Soldiers"

The troops followed an Indian trail west into Colorado and ran into about 100 'Dog Soldiers'.  11 Cheyennes and no troops were killed.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

Plains Indian Raiders

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