The Indian Wars
By: Austin Bateman
The Cheyenne indians owned a large portion of land in Colorado the local militia formed an army of 700 men and attacked the indians roughly 150 dead indians.
The want for the land was caused by gold being found in the mountain range that they owned
the militia commander was John M. Chivington
Chiefs: Black Kettle, White Antelope, Lean Bear, Little Wolf, and Tall Bear.
time november 29 1864
Red Clouds War
200 plus american men killed roughly 100 indians killed. Indian army over 2000 strong
us army 700 strong
us leaders Col.Henry B. Carrington Capt.William Fetterman
indian leaders Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, Man Afraid Of His Horses, Hump (High Backbone)
Place: Central Wyoming
Red River War
Indian leader:Lone Wolf
Us leader:General Phillip Sheridan
troops:Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie The Tenth Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel John W. Davidson
Place southern half of the great planes
Little Big Horn
winners were the indians
Lame White Man
George A. Custer
little big horn river montana
american troops were sent to disarm the indians when the indians retaliated with force.
us leaders:James W. Forsyth
indian leaders were spotted elk.
winner us soliders.