Banner in Sheridan County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
In the End . . .
. . . the soldiers are surrounded and defeated. You begin gathering used arrows, soldier weapons, loose horses and tending your injured. Some warriors were hit by accident when warriors attacked from both sides of the trail.
Other warriors strip and mutilate the dead soldiers; some do this for want or need of clothing, some revenge the mutilations at Sand Creek, and others believe that it will hinder the soldiers’ life in the hereafter. Each warrior has his own reasons. Later you hear that two soldiers have been left untouched because of their bravery.
You see another group of soldiers, but they cannot be lured down to fight. You return to the temporary camp tonight. Tomorrow you will mourn your dead and celebrate the victory at the man camps.
Location. 44° 34.706′ N, 106° 50.574′ W. Marker is in Banner, Wyoming, in Sheridan County. Marker can be reached from Piney Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Banner WY 82832, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. As a Cavalryman . . . (within shouting distance of this marker); During Your Advance . . . (within shouting distance of this marker); As the Attack Continues . . . The Discoveries (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Nose . . . (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); As an Infantryman . . . (about 400 feet away); You Pursue . . . (about 600 feet away); The Bozeman Trail 1863 – 1868 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Banner.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See all of the markers on the Fetterman Fight Interpretive Trail.
Also see . . . The Fetterman Fight. Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site. (Submitted on August 22, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.