Battle of Beecher's Island
 

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Battle of Beecher's Island
At Beecher's Island in Yuma County, Colorado 50 scouts were surrounded by 600 Indians including Cheyenne, Sioux and Arapahoes, all led by Chief Norman Rose. The scouts managed to hold off until October 27th when reinforcements from the 10 Cavalry led by Captain Louis Carpenter arrived. The cavalry defeated the Indians and killed Chief Rose in battle.