Snake River

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Date of Battle: September 12, 1878

Location of Battle: Jackson Hole, WY

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Participants: Lt. Hoel S Bishop with 30 soldiers and some Shoshone scouts against Bannock Indians that escaped from the September 4th fight with Col. Miles.

Fugitive Bannock Indians that escaped from the September 4th fight with Col. Miles were caught on a tributary of the Snake River near Jackson Hole.  1 Bannock was killed.

For more information see:

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

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