|Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek|
|July 17, 2014 M. Timothy Nolting|
A photographic image of Cheyenne ledger art, Cheyenne Dog Soldier.
The bloody path to war on White Bear Creek began long before the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers under Chief Tall Bullís leadership began their vengeful and brutal raids among the settlements along the Saline River in north central Kansas Territory. The battle on White Bear Creek on July 11, 1869 ended in unison with a violent prairie thunderstorm and also brought an end to the murderous raids of Tall Bull and his Dog Soldiers. Defeated at Summit Springs, ...
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