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Battle of Cedar Ridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 50.841 W 111° 57.995
12S E 416121 N 4300280
Quick Description: The only remaining evidence of this battlefield is a Daughters of Utah Pioneers historic marker in the immediate vicinity of the place where the battle took place.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2012 5:45:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMFPWW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 1

Long Description:
No. 159
Erected May 1951
Battle of Cedar Ridge

On April 5, 1868, a company of twenty three men under the leadership of Frederick Olsen of Spring City were on their way to Monroe with the intention of resettling that locality. When at Cedar Ridge near Rocky Ford, now within the limits of Vermillion, they were attacked by Black Hawk and some thirty Indians. In this battle, Alexander Justesen and Charles Wilson were killed, and the famous chief Black Hawk received his mortal wound.
Camp Cedar Ridge · · · Sevier County

Name of Battle:
Battle of Cedar Ridge


Name of War: Black Hawk War

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 4/5/1868

Date of Battle (End): 4/5/1868

Parking: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Post a photo of you and/or your GPS in front of a sign or marker posted at the site of the battle.

In addition it is encouraged to take a few photos two of the surrounding area and interesting features at the site.
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