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Timeline of Key 1885 Dates
  • 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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