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    Red Cloud was an Ogalala Chief that spent much of his early years at war with the Pawnee, Crow, and other Ogalala Sioux.

    In 1866 the U.S. Army began to construct forts along the Bozaman Trail, which ran through Lakota Territory. Red Cloud launched a series of attacks on the forts that resulted in the defeat of Lieutenant Colonel William Fetterman at Fort Kearny, Wyoming.

    Red Cloud was so successful, that by 1868, the United States agreed to the Fort Laramie Treaty that required the Army to abandon the forts along the Bozeman Trail.

    This Acrylic Painting was created in 2011. The size of the original is 18X24 and is painted on stretched canvas.

    This original piece is available for $950

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