History List Of Sioux Uprising Battles

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List of every major Sioux Uprising battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Sioux Uprising battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Sioux Uprising, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Sioux Uprising list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Sioux Uprising battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List battles include Battle of Stony Lake, Battle of Killdeer Mountain and more.
Battle of Big Mound is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Sioux Uprising Battles
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The Battle of Big Mound was a United States Army victory in July 1863 over the Santee Sioux Indians allied with some Yankton, Yanktonai and Teton Sioux in Dakota Territory. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Dakota Territory

Part of: Sioux Wars, American Civil War, Dakota War of 1862

Combatants: Sioux, United States of America, Lakota people

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Battle of Birch Coulee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Sioux Uprising Battles
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Battle of Birch Coulee

The Battle of Birch Coulee occurred September 2, 1862 during the Dakota War of 1862. After the Battle of Fort Ridgely and the Battle of New Ulm, Colonel Henry Hastings Sibley was planning to retaliate against the Sioux and to obtain the release of the settlers they were holding captive. While Sibley was training soldiers and attempting to organize supplies, he was reminded that the bodies of many settlers killed by the Indians still remained unburied on the battlefields. Sibley sent out a burial party of about 170 men from Fort Ridgely on August 31, 1862. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Morton, Minnesota, United States of America

Part of: Dakota War of 1862

Combatants: United States of America, Lakota people

Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Sioux Uprising Battles
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The Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake was a skirmish in July 1863 in Dakota Territory between United States army forces and Santee, Yankton, Yanktonai and Teton Sioux. The Indians attempted to capture the pack train of the army and retired from the field when they were unsuccessful. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Dakota Territory

Part of: Sioux Wars, American Civil War, Dakota War of 1862

Combatants: Sioux, United States of America

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Battle of Fort Ridgely is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Sioux Uprising Battles
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The Battle of Fort Ridgely was an early battle in the Dakota War of 1862. Built between 1853–1855 in the southern part of what was then the territory of Minnesota, Fort Ridgely was the only military post between the Sioux Reservations and the settlers. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Minnesota, United States of America

Part of: American Civil War, Dakota War of 1862

Combatants: Sioux, United States of America

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