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Established on the Bozeman Trail to protect miners crossing Lakota lands into Montana, Fort Phil Kearney was the site of the 1866 Fetterman Massacre, when Lakota warriors under Red Cloud lured a patrol led by Capt. William J. Fetterman beyond sight of the fort and destroyed them.

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