Near Sinclair in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Major General Philippe Regis de Trobriand
(1816 - 1897)
"On the 26th of December, while riding along a line of recruites (sic) arrived the day before at his Post, my horse reared so violently that he fell back on me, then kicking, struggling and finally turning completely over while I was under him. By a most extraordinary chance, I escaped without any limb or bone broken." - Telegram, sent January 1st, 1872, to Department of the Platte, Omaha, Nebraska, from R. de Trobraind, Commander
Erected by Wyoming Recreation Commission.
Location. 41° 46.67′ N, 106° 56.763′ W. Marker is near Sinclair, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on County Route 347 near Interstate 80, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sinclair WY 82334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General Frederick Steele Image of Fort Fred Steele (here, next to this marker); Rock Springs Massacre (here, next to this marker); Major Thomas Tipton Thornburgh (here, next to this marker); Thornburgh's Command (here, next to this marker); Viewing the Fort Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Fred Steele after 1886 (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlisted Men's Barracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Sinclair.
More about this marker. This marker, among a grouping of a half-dozen other markers, is located at Fort Fred Steele State Park on County Road 347, north of the Interstate 80 Exit 228 and on the north side of the railroad tracks near where County Road 347 passes beneath the railroad bridge.
Also see . . . Régis de Trobriand - Wikipedia. Philippe Régis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand (June 4, 1816 – July 15, 1897) was a French aristocrat, lawyer, poet, and novelist who, on a dare, (Submitted on October 22, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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