Sawyer

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Date of Battle: September 4, 1865

Location of Battle: Ranchester, WY

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Participants: James Sawyer Expedition with 53 civilians and 143 cavalry soldiers against Araphoes

After his run-in with the Sioux at Bone Pile Creek, Walker went west to get on the Bozeman Trail.  He had the misfortune to meet up with the Araphoes that had been attack by Connor about a week eariler.

For more information see:

The Fighting Cheyennes

Life of George Bent

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