Sunday November 1, 2009 - Vol. VIII Issue 11

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MILITARY FORTS IN WYOMING

Due to the Indian Wars, the railroad, the multiple trails of immigrants traveling to the west and stage coach trails, Wyoming has several forts. Some have deteriorated and merely have markers but others still have several buildings, and structures, and antiques to observe.

It is curious to me that Fort D A Russell (“Frances E Warren which is now an Air Force Base) was built before any planes existed and that of all of the Indian wars fought in the United States, Fort Washakie is the only fort that was named after an Indian chief.

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/wy-forts.html

Fort Bonneville
Archaeological Investigations At Fort Bonneville
http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Pinedale/arch/fort_bonneville.html

State parks video
http://www.veoh.com/videos/v1359724FBTsRCjE

Fort Bridger
Photos
http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/bridgerc.html
http://wyoshpo.state.wy.us/trailsdemo/fort_bridger.htm

Fort Caspar
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Caspar
http://fortwiki.com/Fort_Casper
http://www.fortcasparwyoming.com/Outreach.asp

Fort Fetterman
http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/Site/SiteInfo.asp?siteID=15
http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/fetterman.html
http://userpages.aug.com/bdobson/fetterman.html
http://www.veoh.com/collection/wyomingparks/watch/v1359727zypyckpS#watch%3Dv1358752emmSZwxf

Fort Laramie
http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/photos.html
http://www.historyglobe.com/ot/ftlaramie.htm

Fort McKinney
http://www.occidentalwyoming.com/fort_mckinney.htm

Fort Phil Kearney
http://home.comcast.net/~theangle/RedCloud/kearny.htm
http://www.forttours.com/pages/fortphilkearney.asp
http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/soldier/siteb37.htm
http://www.veoh.com/collection/wyomingparks/watch/v1359727zypyckpS#watch%3Dv1360125g3Tmb9jC

Fort Reno
http://www.philkearny.vcn.com/fortreno.html

Fort David A Russell
http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/russell.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_D.A._Russell_

Fort Sanders
http://wiki.wyomingplaces.org/Fort+Sanders

Fort Stambaugh
http://www.essortment.com/all/goldrushsouth_rmop.htm

Fort Fred Steele
http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/Site/SiteInfo.asp?
http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/lincoln3.html
http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM1NAW
http://www.veoh.com/collection/wyomingparks/watch/v1359727zypyckpS#

Fort Washakie
http://www.windriverhistory.org/exhibits/jkmoore/Ft_Waskakie.htm

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