August 2, 1867This monument is erected to perpetuate the memory of one of the famous battles of history. It is dedicated to the courage and bravery of twenty-eight soldiers in Company C, 27th United States Infantry, and four civilians, who held their improvised fort made of fourteen ordinary wagon-boxes, against three thousand Sioux warriors under the leadership or Red Cloud, for a period of six or seven hours under continuous fire. The number of Indians killed has been variously estimated from three hundred to eleven hundred.
|Placed By||U.S. Civil Conservation Corps|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13T E 349242 N 4935693|
|Decimal Degrees||44.55880000, -106.89828333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 33.528', W 106° 53.897'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 33' 31.68" N, 106° 53' 53.82" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 333 Wagon Box Rd, Buffalo WY 82834, US|
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