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Bates Battlefield

on the head of Nowood River
Washakie County, Wyoming

Bates Battlefield
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This is the site of a battle to capture a band of Arapahoe Indians who were plundering and robbing small camps and trains. Captain Alfred Bates and the 2nd cavalry, with Chief Washakie and Shoshone Indians, attacked on July 4, 1874.

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Bates Battlefield

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