August 8, 1864An early morning attack on a train of 12 wagons at this spot resulted in the death of 11 men and the capture of Mrs. Thomas Morton and 9 year old Danny Marble. The attack was by Indian "Dog Soldiers" of the Cheyenne Tribe led by Chief Bull Bear. Later the captives were released in exchange for supplies the Indians needed. Those killed were buried in graves at the site of the attack.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:05am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 448799 N 4502601|
|Decimal Degrees||40.67270000, -99.60580000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 40.362', W 99° 36.348'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 40' 21.72" N, 99° 36' 20.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 400 B Rd, Bertrand NE 68927, US|
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