Date of Battle: April 29, 1855
Location of Battle: Poncha Springs, CO
Participants: Colonel Thomas T Fauntleroy with four companies of men surrounded about 150 Ute warriors
Colonel Thomas T Fauntleroy with four companies surrounded about 150 Ute warriors who were holding a war dance. Fauntleroy ordered his men to open fire, killing 50 Indians while loosing 1 man.
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Encyclopedia of Indian Wars
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