Near Harrison in Sioux County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument
seven companies of the Fifth
Col. Wesley Merritt
intercepted 800 Cheyennes
and Sioux en route to join
Indians in the north
July 17, 1876
The Cheyennes and Sioux were driven back to
the Red Cloud and Spotted Tail Agencies
Reconstructed in 1997 by the
Friends of the Warbonnet Battlefield
Erected 1997 by Friends of the Warbonnet Battlefield.
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1876.
Location. 42° 55.636′ N, 103° 43.737′ W. Marker is near Harrison, Nebraska, in Sioux County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Montrose Road and Hat Creek Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrison NE 69346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yellow Hand Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Landscape in Layers (approx. 8.8 miles away); Africa in NebraskaGrassroots (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Innovation of Early Homesteaders (approx. 8.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Battle of Warbonnet Creek. (Submitted on May 26, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.