Popo Agie

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Date of Battle: September 14, 1869

Location of Battle: Lander, WY



Participants: Lt. Charles Stambaug with a28 Soldier detachment of the 2nd Cavalry against 200 Lakota Sioux warriors.

2 men were killed on the Shoshone Reservation and Stambaug with his detachment went out to investigate.  After following a trail for 14 miles, they ran into about 200 Sioux warriors.  2 Indians and 0 soldiers were killed.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

Spotted Tail's Folk

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