Date of Battle: September 4, 1878
Location of Battle: Belfry, MT
Participants: Colonel Nelson Miles and a detachment of his 5th Infantry against a camp of Bannocks on their way to Canada
Lt. William Clark drove a small band of Bannocks north into Montana after a battle at Index Peak, WY. Miles, heading up the Clark's Fork River surprised the camp. 11 Bannocks and 1 soldier was killed.
For more information see:
Encyclopedia of Indian Wars
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