Historical Timeline

Historical Timeline - What happened in the 1885 North West Resistance?

  • March 26: Battle of Duck Lake
  • March 27: Fort Carlton abandoned
  • March 29: "Siege" of Battleford
  • April 2: Frog Lake Massacre
  • April 13: "Siege" of Fort Pitt
  • April 24: Battle of Fish Creek/Tourond's Coulee
  • May 2: Battle at Poundmaker Hill (aka Battle of Cut Knife Hill)
  • May 9: Battle of Batoche
  • May 15: Louis Riel surrenders; transported to Regina for trial
  • May 26: Poundmaker surrenders
  • May 28: Battle of Frenchman Butte
  • June 3: Battle at Steele Narrows/Loon Lake
  • July 29: Trial of Louis Riel begins
  • October 5-10: Trial of 7 in Battleford
  • November 16: Louis Riel's Hanging
  • November 27: Hangings at Fort Battleford 
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