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Near Harrison in Sioux County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument

 
 
Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
1. Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument
Inscription.  
Site
where
seven companies of the Fifth
U.S. Cavalry
under
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 AmericansWars, 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 Nebraska
Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
2. Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument
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(approx. 8.8 miles away); Grassroots (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.)
 
Monument can be seen on top of this hill image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
3. Monument can be seen on top of this hill
 
 
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.

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