In 1863, Conner and his force set out from salt Lake City on a cold January campaign in response to friction between the Indians and white travelers. They found more than 400 Shoshoni settled in a winter camp on Battle Creek. When Connor struck at daybreak on January 29, the Shoshoni suffered a massacre unrivaled in Western history.
|Series||This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series|
|Placed By||Idaho Department of Transportation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 424732 N 4665782|
|Decimal Degrees||42.14055000, -111.91083333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 8.433', W 111° 54.65'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 8' 25.98" N, 111° 54' 39.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1400 W Hot Springs Rd, Preston ID 83263, US|
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