Press Photo by April Baumgarten
It was among the rolling hills of the Badlands like these, shown June 29 southwest of Medora, that Gen. Alfred Sully and his men faced of against Native American warriors during the Battle of the Badlands Aug. 7-9, 1864.
Hills of history: Medora to commemorate Battle of the Badlands 150th anniversary
MEDORA — When people think of the Indian Wars, battles like Little Bighorn and Wounded Knee come to mind.
The Battle of Killdeer Mountain and the Battle of Badlands may not be the most memorable, but they played a large part in history of the fight for land on the prairies.
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