Battle of Spokane Plains

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Battle of Spokane Plains
Part of The Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-Paloos War
Date September 5, 1858
Location near modern-day Fort George Wright
Result Native American defeat, United States Army victory
Belligerents
 United States Coeur D' Alenes
Yakama
Spokane
Commanders and leaders
George Wright

The Battle of Spokane Plains, was a conflict between United States Army forces under George Wright and members of the Coeur d'Alene, Yakama and Spokane, Native American tribes.[1] It took place on September 5, 1858 near what is present-day Fort George Wright. The United States Army forces were victorious.

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