may 10, 1873 - May 10, 1873: Battle of Dry Lake
Modoc attacked an Army encampment at Dry Lake. The troops charged, routing the Modoc.
Outcome: US victory. Casualties among the US were that of five men killed, two were Warm Spring Scouts, and twelve men wounded. The Modoc reported five warriors killed.
Importance: The first defeat of the Modoc in battle during the Modoc war.
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