Fremont's Orchard

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Date of Battle: April 12, 1864

Location of Battle: Orchard, CO



Participants: Lt. Clark Dunn with 40 men caught 20 Cheyennes

Lt. Clark Dunn with 40 men went out to catch Cheyennes that were stealing horses and cattle.  20 Indians were caught with horses.  The Cheyennes fled with the troops following for about 15 miles.  4 Indians and 2 soldiers were killed.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

Life of George Bent

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