Black Hawk War (1865–1872)

Black Hawk War (1865–1872)

The Black Hawk War, or Black Hawk's War, from 1865 to 1872, is the name of the estimated 150 military engagements between Mormon settlers in the Four Corners region and members of the Ute, Paiute, Apache and Navajo tribes, led by a local Ute chief, Antonga Black Hawk. The conflict resulted in the abandonment of some 70 settlements and postponed Mormon expansion in the region.

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... Utah's BlackHawk Warhad far-reaching and unforeseen outcomes for Mormons and Utes alike ... BlackHawk's Warwas a disaster for the Northern Utes ... deaths by disease, starvation, and the warwas catastrophic for Northern Utes ...

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