Battle of Cedar Ridge ~ 159
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N 38° 50.841 W 111° 57.995
12S E 416121 N 4300280
This Daughters of Utah Pioneers Historical Marker is mounted on a stone monument on the west side of Utah Highway 24, just south of Vermillion, Utah.
Waymark Code: WMFPWP
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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No. 159
Erected May 1951
Battle of Cedar Ridge

On April 5, 1868, a company of twenty three men under the leadership of Frederick Olsen of Spring City were on their way to Monroe with the intention of resettling that locality. When at Cedar Ridge near Rocky Ford, now within the limits of Vermillion, they were attacked by Black Hawk and some thirty Indians. In this battle, Alexander Justesen and Charles Wilson were killed, and the famous chief Black Hawk received his mortal wound.
Camp Cedar Ridge · · · Sevier County

Marker Name: Battle of Cedar Ridge

Marker Number: 159

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