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

Battle of Red Buttes

 
 
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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 26, 1865.
 
Location. 42° 48.394′ N, 106° 25.563′ W. Marker is in Bessemer Bend, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on State Highway 220 near Monument Road when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casper WY 82604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Casper Army Air Base (approx. 3.4 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 3.4 miles away); Eadsville (approx. 3.4 miles away); Casper - Natrona County - State Founding (approx. 3.4 miles away); Salt Creek Oil Field
Battle of Red Buttes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
2. Battle of Red Buttes Marker
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Railroads (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ellen L. Watson (“Cattle Kate”) (approx. 3.4 miles away); Goose Egg Ranch (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on April 9, 2021, by Yi Ding of San Jose, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2021