THe August 12, 1881 Battle of Carrizo Canyon




This battle occurred in the Carrizo Canyon which is in New Mexico. THe American soldiers (the black Buffalo Soldiers) were led by Sergeant George Jordan. What is known about this battle is limited and is considered by historians to have been an American victory. What is known is a large number of brave Anishinabe soldiers who were not very well armed, attempted to surround the American soldiers but were driven off. It is not known how many Anishinabe casualties occurred in the battle. And the same can be said of the Americans.