Great Sioux War

Definition

The Great Sioux War (also given as the Black Hills War, 1876-1877) was a military conflict between the allied forces of the Lakota Sioux/Northern Cheyenne and the US government over the territory of the Black Hills and, more widely, US policies of westward expansion and the appropriation of Native American lands.

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Timeline

  • 1876 - 1877
    Sioux war chief Gall is a strategist for Sitting Bull during the Great Sioux War.
  • Mar 1876 - May 1877
    The Great Sioux War in the west USA.
  • 17 Mar 1876
    Battle of Powder River.
  • 17 Jun 1876
    Battle of the Rosebud (Battle Where the Girl Saved Her Brother).
  • 25 Jun 1876 - 26 Jun 1876
    Battle of the Little Bighorn (Battle of the Greasy Grass).
  • 9 Sep 1876 - 10 Sep 1876
    Battle of Slim Buttes.
  • 8 Jan 1877
    Battle of Wolf Mountain.
  • 7 May 1877 - 8 May 1877
    Battle of Muddy Creek (Lame Deer Fight).
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