Dog Creek

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Date of Battle: July 8, 1869

Location of Battle: Laird, CO

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Participants: Cpl. John Kyle and three men held off 13 Indians

Kyle along with 3 other men went back to to their previous camp to bring up a few horses.  They were spotted by 13 Cheyennes who caught them in the rocks.  3 Indians and no soldiers were killed.

For more information see:

Battles and Skirmishes of the great Sioux War

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

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