Solomon Avengers

By "The Cowboy" Jim Gray

In early August, 1868, a band of 200 Cheyenne, Sioux, and Arapaho warriors left western Kansas to raid Pawnee villages north of the Kansas line.

They passed Fort Hays as they rode east. At the extreme frontier settlements along the Saline River in Lincoln County the warriors intended to turn north toward the Pawnee villages. However, a few rogue warriors carried out raids against the settlers.

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