Carpenter Battle

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Other Names:  Wagon Train Corral, Carr Battle

Date of Battle: October 17, 1868

Location of Battle: Eastern CO along  Beaver Creek



Participants: Major Carr and Captain Carpenter with 120 men were attack by Cheyenne warriors

A party of Cheyenne hunters discovered the two troops of Negro cavalry and warned the village.  Carpenter circled the wagons and held off the Indians.

For more information see:

The Fighting Cheyennes

Life of George Bent

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