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Cheyenne Indians Timeline in The Weeks… 1857-1876
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