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Wounded Knee, Battle of

     
Wounded Knee, Battle of
the last important battle between the US army and the Native Americans, which took place at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota. US soldiers killed almost 200 Sioux people, including women and children, and the battle brought an end to the Indian Wars.

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