Battle of Killdeer Mountain
|Battle of Killdeer Mountain|
|Part of Sioux Wars, American Civil War|
Killdeer Mountain battlefield
|United States of America||Lakota, Yanktonai, Santee Dakota|
|Commanders and leaders|
|2,200||1,600 or more|
|Casualties and losses|
|5 dead, 10 wounded.||31-150 dead|
The Battle of Killdeer Mountain (also known as the Battle of Tahkahokuty Mountain) took place during Brigadier General Alfred Sully's expedition against the Sioux Indians in Dakota Territory July 28–29, 1864. The location of the battleground is in modern Dunn County, North Dakota.
Results[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Battle Summary: Killdeer Mountain, ND". U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service. Archived from the original on 22 June 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- Thrapp, p. 1388, lists the US losses as "2 killed, some wounded", while Carley, pp. 91-92, puts the numbers at 5 killed and 10 wounded.