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Wyoming History

1849 - Company C, Mounted Rifles, arrived at Fort Laramie.

1865 - Near the present day city of Casper, the Battle of Platte Bridge took place. Five soldiers, including Lieutenant Caspar Collins, were killed.

1865 - The Battle of Red Buttes took place. Twenty-one soldiers of twenty-four were killed.

1871 - Ferdinand Hayden and his expedition arrived at Yellowstone Lake.

Wyoming Quote

"I have the honor to inform the Council that I have approved "An act to grant to the Women of Wyoming Territory the right of Suffrage and to hold office."
- Decmeber 10, 1869, J. A. Campbell, Governor of Wyoming

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