Battle of Fort Pitt

The Battle of Fort Pitt was part of a Cree uprising coinciding with the M├ętis revolt that started the North-West Rebellion in 1885. Cree warriors began attacking Canadian settlements on April 2. On April 15, they captured Fort Pitt from a detachment of North-West Mounted Police.

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