Indian Wars 1877-1883

CAMAS MEADOWS

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. Company L reached Fort Ellis as an escort to General Sherman on August 2, 1877. While preparing to escort its distinguished visitor to the Yellowstone Park, the

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EAGLE CREEK

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. After the engagement at Camas Meadows, Chief Joseph moved east through Yellowstone Park, then north along Clark’s Fork to its junction with the Yellowstone River, then on

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POWDER RIVER

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. GENERAL ORDERS No. 86 Headquarters, Fort Keogh, M. T. April 7th, 1879 EXTRACT Sergeant T. B. Glover, with ten (10) privates, Company B, 2nd Cavalry, will proceed

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SITTING BULL

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. During the summer of 1879, large bodies of foreign Indians from British Columbia, and other groups, most of whom belonged to Sitting Bull’s band, crossed the international

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INDIAN WARS END FOR SECOND CAVALRY

From: ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH THE SECOND CAVALRY By Joseph I. Lambert, Major, Second Cavalry Copyright 1939 Commanding Officer, Second Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kansas Capper Printing Company, Inc. During July 1881, Troop C (the designation now being changed from company to troop), Second Cavalry, completed the erection of a monument on the Little Big Horn

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