Colonel Otter Attacking the rebels at Cut Knife Hill, North-West Territory - Sketch. - 1885.

Database ID25225
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionCanadiana Pamphlets Collection
File/Item ReferenceLXII-36-Colonel (LXII O/S drawer)
Date of creation1885
Physical description/extent1 sketch; b&w; 17.5 cm x 22.5 cm
Number of images1
Historical noteOn 2 May 1885 Lieutenant Colonel William Otter was defeated by Poundmaker's war chief Fine-Day at the Battle of Cut Knife near Battleford, SK. A flying column of Canadian militia and army regulars was defeated by Poundmaker despite their use of a Gatling gun.
Scope and contentSketch of the battle scene between Lt.-Col. William Otter's troops and Poundmaker's men at Cut Knife Hill.
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Contributer[The Graphic, an Illustrated Newspaper]
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointUniversity of Saskatchewan Library. Canadiana Pamphlets Collection
Other notesFrom [The Graphic, an Illustrated Newspaper].
PlaceCut Knife Hill, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesOtter, William Dillon, 1843-1929
Northwest Resistance
Battle sites
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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