Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana
January 20, 1823 - March 8, 1824 Siege of Montevideo
Considered by historians to have been a battle of the Brazilian War of Independence, the Siege of Montevideo was just another battle between the Anishinabe Army and army of the white confederation led by England, for control of South America. This battle was fought in Montevideo or Cisplatine, Brazil. It was a part of the Anishinabe military campaign to bring Brazil under their control. For well over 1 year, Anishinabe soldiers laid siege to the unwanted white city. By March 8, 1824, they forced the whites to hand the city over to them. Afterwards, the victorious Anishinabek took control of the city and probably killed all within the settlement. White soldiers numbered over 4,000 in this long siege, while Anishinabe soldiers numbered over 3,000.