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Bessemer Bend in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Battle of Red Buttes

 
 
Battle of Red Buttes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
1. Battle of Red Buttes Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating
Battle of Red Buttes
which occurred across
North Platte River
July 26, 1865

Erected by
Headquarters 2d, Corps Area
United States Army
which reenacted the battle at
Governor's Island N.Y.
June 21, and 22, 1930
H.E. Ely
Major General Commanding

 
Erected by United States Army.
 
Location. 42° 45.846′ N, 106° 29.131′ W. Marker is in Bessemer Bend, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on State Highway 220 near Goose Egg Road (County Route 310) when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casper WY 82604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Oregon Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Reluctant Farewells (approx. 2.4 miles away); Science Visits the West (approx. 2.4 miles away); "History Is Not Obvious" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Ranching Takes Its Place (approx. 2.4 miles away); Queen City of the West (approx. 2.4 miles away); Marking Their Progress (approx. 2.4 miles away); Shape of the Future (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bessemer Bend.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Battle of Red Buttes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
2. Battle of Red Buttes Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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