Battles Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne

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List of Cheyenne battles in the Indian Wars, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Indian Wars involving the Cheyenne is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Indian Wars battles that involved Indian Wars you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

Everything from Dakota War of 1862 to Red Cloud's War is included on this list.

This list answers the question, "What Indian Wars battles was Cheyenne involved in?"

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Apache Wars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Apache Wars Southwestern United States, United States of America - The Apache Wars were a series of armed conflicts between the United States Army and various Apache nations fought in the southwest between 1849 and 1886, though minor hostilities continued until ...more

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Battle of Beecher Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Battle of Beecher Island Beecher Island, Colorado, United States of America - The Battle of Beecher Island, also known as the Battle of Arikaree Fork, was an armed conflict between elements of the United States Army and several of the Plains native American tribes in ...more

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Battle of Palo Duro Canyon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Battle of Palo Duro Canyon Texas Panhandle, Texas, United States of America - The Battle of Palo Duro Canyon was a significant United States victory that brought about the end of the Red River War.

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Battle of Summit Springs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Battle of Summit Springs Colorado, United States of America - The Battle of Summit Springs, on July 11, 1869, was an armed conflict between elements of the United States Army under the command of Colonel Eugene A. Carr and a group of Cheyenne Dog Soldiers ...more

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Battle of Washita River is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Battle of Washita River Cheyenne, Oklahoma, United States of America - The Battle of Washita River occurred on November 27, 1868 when Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s 7th U.S. Cavalry attacked Black Kettle’s Southern Cheyenne camp on the Washita River, part of a ...more

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Colorado War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Colorado War Colorado, United States of America - The Colorado War was fought from 1863 to 1865 and was an Indian War between the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, against white settlers and militia in the Colorado Territory and adjacent regions. ...more

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Dull Knife Fight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Dull Knife Fight Wyoming Territory - The Dull Knife Fight, or the Battle on the Red Fork, part of the Great Sioux War of 1876-77, was a battle that was fought on November 25, 1876 in present day Johnson County, Wyoming between ...more

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Great Sioux War of 1876 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Great Sioux War of 1876 Dakota Territory - The Great Sioux War of 1876, also known as the Black Hills War, was a series of battles and negotiations which occurred between 1876 and 1877 involving the Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne ...more

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Red Cloud's War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Red Cloud's War Powder River, Grant Village, Wyoming - Red Cloud's War was an armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Northern Arapaho on one side and the United States in Wyoming and Montana territories from 1866 to 1868. The war ...more

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Sand Creek massacre is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Indian Wars Battles Involving the Cheyenne
Sand Creek massacre Colorado, United States of America - The Sand Creek massacre was an atrocity in the American Indian Wars that occurred on November 29, 1864, when a 700-man force of Colorado Territory militia attacked and destroyed a peaceful ...more