Other Names: Fort Wicked battle
Date of Battle: January 14, 1865
Location of Battle: Merino, CO
Participants: Rancher Holon Godfrey and his family were attack by about 130 Cheyenne and Sioux
About 130 Cheyenne and Sioux attack Holon Godfrey's fortified ranch. Several travelers and ranch employees were also there to help defend the ranch. The siege lasted two days and left 17 Indians and no whites dead.
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