1870-Spring, Fort McPherson
21-horses were stole.
1870-Spring, near Fort
McPherson civilian surveyors killed
by Sioux under leader “Pawnee Killer.”
1870-Spring, after the attack on the surveyors, Maj North chased the Indians
River near Oregon Trail,
6 civilians killed by Indians
1870.5.4 Miner’s Delight at Beaver Creek (Popo Agie River Tributary). Cpt Gordon, 2nd Cav,
Co D. After fight, Camp Stambaugh established. On
soldier killed, 7-Indians killed.
1870.6.13 Fort Buford, Lt
Col Morrow Cmdr. Four civilians wounded No Indian casualties.
1870.6.25 Medicine Bow, Lt Hall, Co I, 2nd Cav; near Casper, WY
1870.6.27 Pine Grove Meadow, Lt Hall and Lt Young both
1870.9.25 Fort Buford,
wood cutter fight; Charles Teck, herder, was killed.
This was last attack by Sitting Bull.
1870.10.1 Yellowstone River-Dakota, Lt Nelson led a force
against some Indians.
1871-Summer, near Fort
McPherson, Cody and others were
attacked. John Weister was wounded.
1871 – Summer, about 20 Indian raids on the fort to steal
1871.6.21 Camp Brown on the
Wind River, Indian skirmish.
Yellowstone County Coordinator