Other Names: Chivington Massacre
Date of Battle: November 29, 1864
Location of Battle: 55411 County Road W, Kiowa County, CO.
Participants: Colonel John M Chivington with about 675 men attacked Black Kettle's village of about 123 lodges.
Colonel John M Chivington with about 675 men attacked Black Kettle's village of about 123 lodges. The battle lasted from dawn until until 3 pm. About 130 Indians and 50 soldiers were killed - among the highest losses during the Indian wars.
For more information see:
Battles and Skirmishes of the great Sioux War
Encyclopedia of Indian Wars
The Fighting Cheyennes
Indian Wars of the Great Plains
Indian Fights and Fighters
Indian Wars of the West
Life of George Bent
Plains Indian Raiders
Red Cloud's Folk
Spotted Tail's Folk
Tribal Wars on the Southern Plains
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