Ute Wars

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Ute Wars
Part of the American Indian Wars
The Meeker tragedy.jpg
An etching that appeared in the December 6, 1879 edition of "Frank Leslie's Weekly" depicts the aftermath of the Meeker Massacre.
Date 1849 - 1923
Location Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico
Result United States victory, Utes moved to reservations.
Belligerents
 United States Ute:

Ute Allies:

Commanders and leaders
United States Brigham Young
United States John Williams Gunnison 
United States Reddick Allred
United States Wesley Merritt
United States Thomas T. Thornburgh 
Walkara
Antonga Black Hawk
Kanosh
Ouray
Captain Jack
Polk
Posey 

The Ute Wars were a series of conflicts between the Ute people and the United States which began in 1849 and ended in 1923.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Decker, 190-193
  2. ^ "Chief Posey's War". Utah History Resource Center. 
  • Decker, Peter R. (2004). The Utes Must Go!. Golden: Fulcrum Publishing. ISBN 1-55591-465-9.