Antonga Black Hawk

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Antonga Black Hawk

Death: Died
Cause of death: tuberculosis
Immediate Family:

Brother of Mountain

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Antonga Black Hawk

Antonga, or Black Hawk (b. c. 1830- d. 26 September 1870), was a nineteenth-century war chief of the Ute Tribe in what is the present-day state of Utah. He led the Utes against Mormon settlers and gained alliances with Paiute and Navajo bands in the territory against them during what became known as the Black Hawk War in Utah (1865–1872). Although Black Hawk made peace in 1867, other bands continued raiding until the US intervened with about 200 troops in 1872. Black Hawk died of tuberculosis in 1870, before the war's end.

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Antonga Black Hawk's Timeline

September 26, 1870
Age 40