The Cause Of Red Cloud's War

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These events in the Powder River region were called “Red Cloud’s War,” that resulted in a high victory for the Lakota. The Lakota had contested the Bozeman Trail to all nonnative travels. Army supply trains had to fight their way through, and soldiers were bottled up in their forts. The Natives saw no necessity to negotiate a new treaty and held in contempt all government proposals to do so. Ultimately in 1868 the U.S soldiers disbanded from their forts along the Bozeman Trail as a gesture to reopen treaty
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