Miner's Delight

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Date of Battle: May 4, 1870

Location of Battle: South Pass, WY



Participants: Soldiers under the command of Captain Gordon against 60 Arapahos

Responding of reports of depredations by Indians from the Shoshone Reservation, the troops charged some Arapahos who were driving stolen stock.  5 warriors and one soldier was killed.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

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