White Butte Creek

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Date of Battle: October 10, 1864

Location of Battle: Sterling, CO

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Participants: Capt David H Nichols with over 40 men attack 2 lodges of Cheyennes

Capt David H Nichols with over 40 men found 2 lodges with 6 warriors, 3 women, a teenage boy, and a child.  The troops dashed in and wiped out the Indians.

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Encyclopedia of Indian Wars

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