Killdeer Mountain hike to commemorate historic battle
Land in Dunn County that is now known as pasture and buttes was the site of a significant conflict 147 years ago. Today marks the commemoration of the battle at Killdeer Mountain.
The conflict of 1864 was between troops commanded by U.S. General Alfred Sully and a gathering of Teton, Yanktonai and Dakota (Sioux) Indians, according to the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield website.
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