Other Names: Custard's Wagon Train
Date of Battle: June 26, 1865
Location of Battle: Casper, WY
GPS N: 42-48.389
Participants: Sgt. Amos J Custard with 25 men and 14 wagons were attacked by Cheyenne and Sioux warriors.
Custard came under attack near the Platte Bridge, circled his wagons and held out for 4 hours before being over-run by the Indians. 12 Indians and 26 soldiers were killed.
For more information see:
Encyclopedia of Indian Wars
Life of George Bent
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