Spring Creek

               Maps                                                    Photos

Other Names: 

Date of Battle: May 16, 1869

Location of Battle: Eastern Colorado



Participants: General E A Carr in command of the 5th Cavalry chased a large village of Cheyennes

After discovering a Cheyenne village on the 13th, they chased the Indians and overtook them on Spring Creek.  Bu the time they reached Beaver Creek, they were forced to abandon much of their camp gear and got away.

For more information see:

Plains Indian Raiders

                                                                        Return to Index                         Return to CO Fights