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- n. a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
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One of the most noteworthy of these preliminary affairs was the gallant fight made on the Republican River the 17th of September by my A.de, Colonel George A. Forsyth, and party, against about seven hundred Cheyennes and Sioux.
We began trapping near Junction City, Kansas, and then proceeded up the Republican River to the mouth of Prairie Dog Creek, where we found plenty of beavers.
My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long, and in November, after the recovery of my mother, I went up the Republican River and its tributaries on a trapping expedition in company with Dave Harrington.