Julesburg 2

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Date of Battle: Feburary 2, 1865

Location of Battle: Julesburg, CO



Participants: The 7th Iowa Cavalry under Capt. Nicholas O'Brien were attack by about 1,000 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors.

Capt. Nicholas O'Brien with 10 soldiers and a howitzer blasted their way through about 1,000 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors that were ransacking Julesburg and made it to the safety of the fort.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

Life of George Bent

Red Cloud's Folk

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