How To Use This Site

How To Use This Site

This blog was updated on a daily basis for about two years, with those daily entries ceasing on December 31, 2013. The blog is still active, however, and we hope that people stopping in, who find something lacking, will add to the daily entries.

The blog still receives new posts as well, but now it receives them on items of Wyoming history. That has always been a feature of the blog, but Wyoming's history is rich and there are many items that are not fully covered here, if covered at all. Over time, we hope to remedy that.

You can obtain an entire month's listings by hitting on the appropriate month below, or an individual day by hitting on that calendar date.

We hope you enjoy this site.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

June 22

1876  General Alfred Terry sent Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer to the Rosebud and Little Bighorn Rivers, in Montana, to search for Indian villages.

1898   The 2nd U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, "Torrey's Rough Riders" left Cheyenne by rail for Camp Cuba Libre,in  Jacksonville, FL.Attribution:  On This Day.

1916   The Douglas Budget for June 22, 1916. Company F Ready for War

1947  Heavy snowfall threatened to cancel a Gillette to Douglas horse race.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

2007  Casper physician John Barasso chosen by Governor Dave Freudenthal to replace the late Senator Craig Thomas as a Senator from Wyoming.  Barasso grew up in Reading Pennsylvania and was an Orthopedic Surgeon prior to becoming U.S. Senator.

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