Horse Prairie

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Date of Battle: August 12, 1877

Location of Battle: Grant, MT



Participants:  Nez Perce Indians and Montana Ranchers

After the Big Hole fight, the Nez Perce went to Horse Prairie where about 60 warriors went to several ranches to steal about 150 horses.  Five ranchers were dead when the Indians left the area.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

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