Ben Clark

Tom Pauly as Ben Clark April 26, 2014

Died: July 24, 1914    Burial No. 162

Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1842.  Ben began his travels as a post courier at the age of 13.  His travels continued  during the Civil War and after managing pack trains for Indian Traders.  He signed on as an army scout in 1868 and was a scout for Custer at the Battle of the Washita.  He was at Fort Reno from 1874 until his death.  Ben outlived each of his three Cheyenne wives.

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