Cheyenne Indians Timeline

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Cheyenne Indians Timeline in The Weeks… 1857-1876

OWDR Little Coyote at Ft Laramie 05-1868

Little Coyote
Photo: U.S. PD c. 1868


The great Cheyenne Nation, among the finest of the Indian warriors on the American Western plains. Participants in the demise of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Greasy Grass on June 25, 1876. These people became the family of the famous trader William Bent, peacemaker of the plains and one of the founder’s of Bent’s Fort in Eastern Colorado to be.

Here are all of the references to the Cheyenne Indians
appearing in Old West Daily Reader; in date order.
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Week    Date                Remarks

38            09/17/1851    1st Treaty of Ft. Laramie
Cheyenne not mentioned by name but involved

30           07/29/1857    Battle of Solomon Fork

07          02/18/1861     Treaty of Fort Wise
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