Dull Knife Battlefield
|Nearest city:||Kaycee, Wyoming|
|Governing body:||Bureau of Land Management|
|Added to NRHP:||August 15, 1979|
The Dull Knife Battlefield is located on the eastern slope of the Bighorn Mountains in Johnson County, Wyoming near Kaycee, Wyoming. It was the scene of the Dull Knife Fight on November 25, 1876, in which the Fourth Cavalry under General Ranald S. Mackenzie raided a Cheyenne winter encampment, forcing the Cheyenne to surrender at agencies in the area in order to survive the winter. 500 ponies where captured and about 173 lodges and all the Indians where completely destroyed. The Dull Knife battlefield is on private land and is available to visit only by special arrangement. The fight took place on November 25, 1876.
The battlefield site was considered by the Cheyenne to be sufficiently remote to be safe as winter quarters. The location is presently the site of a ranch. The site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
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