Red Rock Canyon Fight, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas in camp we lay as you quickly shall hear, McKenzie came to us and bade us to prepare." They are to fight Indians in Red Rock Canyon. The enemy is the Cheyennes who killed Custer. The singer celebrates a thorough victory
AUTHOR: Words: William Earl Smith?
EARLIEST DATE: 1989 (but probably written 1876)
KEYWORDS: battle Indians(Am.)
Nov 25, 1876 - Battle between the American forces of Ranald S. Mackenzie and Dull Knife's Cheyennes on the Red Fork of the Powder River
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp 571-572, "The Red Rock Canyon Fight" (1 text)
File: CAFS2571

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