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This monument is situated in Fort Phil Kearny, Story, Wyoming. It is a very remote location and not a lot more than a large open area where the fort once stood and a battle took place. The sign tells the story and we were totally...More
I am fascinated by the Indian Wars of the 1860s and 70s but had never traveled west to see any of the hallowed battle sites. It is SO amazing to stand in the very spot where history was made; this is an extremely beautiful area...More
The setting is very beautiful and the signage is quite helpful. Though there is not the mystery attached to this place as at the Fetterman and Little Big Horn sites, it is still a site not to be missed.
We visited this battlefield in addition to Ft. Phil Kearny and the site of the Fetterman Fight. This battlefield location is some of the prettiest real estate I've ever seen, in addition to being the site of an impressive fight.
The site is marked to show where the wagon boxes were arranged in an oval. There is a monument and a good view of the mountains where the wood cutters were working. I drove several miles on dirt roads to get there, but it was...More
If you watch history tv shows or are an avid history buff, you will enjoy this monument. Much of what happened as the West was won came down to a few important battles. This was one that flys under the radar. If you find yourself...More