Fort Washakie

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Date of Battle: April 29, 1882

Location of Battle: Fort Washakie, WY



Participants: Six Cavalry soldiers under the command of Lt George H Morgan against one Ute Indian.

Ute Jack was stirring trouble and the troopers went to investigate.  The Ute resisted arrest, was shot in the arm and then he grabbed a rifle and shot the sergeant of the detachment.  1 Indian and one soldier were killed.

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Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

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