Cedar Canyon

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Other Names:  Cedar Creek

Date of Battle: May 3, 1864

Location of Battle: Sterling, CO



Participants: Major Downing with 40 men found a camp of 14 lodges

Downing captured a man that led him to a 14 lodge Indian camp in Cedar Canyon.  4 Indians and one soldier were killed.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

Life of George Bent

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