The Powder River Country is the Powder River Basin area of the Great Plains in northeastern Wyoming, United States.The area is loosely defined as that between the Bighorn Mountains and the Black Hills, in the upper drainage areas of the Powder, Tongue, and Little Bighorn rivers.
- Buffalo, Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Douglas, Evanston, Gillette, Green River, Jackson, Kemmerer, Lander, Laramie, Newcastle, Powell, Rawlins, Riverton, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Torrington, Worland
- Black Hills, Grand Teton, Great Basin, Powder River Country, Red Desert, Yellowstone
Powder River County's area was probably first entered by Europeans when French trappers worked its streams in the early 1800s. In 1865 the federal government sent soldiers ( Powder River Expedition ) to the Powder River country to combat Native Americans from the Cheyenne , Lakota Sioux , and Arapaho tribes.
Powder River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately 375 miles (604 km) long in northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana in the United States.It drains an area historically known as the Powder River Country on the high plains east of the Bighorn Mountains.
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Background. The Sand Creek massacre of Cheyenne people on November 29, 1864 intensified Indian reprisals and raids in the Platte River valley. (See Battle of Julesburg) After the raids, several thousand Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho congregated in the Powder River country, remote from white settlements and confirmed as Indian territory in the 1851 Treaty of Fort Laramie.
Powder River County är ett administrativt område i delstaten Montana, USA, med 1 743 invånare.Den administrativa huvudorten (county seat) är Broadus.Geografi. Enligt United States Census Bureau så har countyt en total area på 8 542 km². 8 539 km² av den arean är land och 3 km² är vatten.
The Powder River Country refers to the Powder River Basin area of the Great Plains in northeastern Wyoming, United States. The area is loosely defined as that between the Bighorn Mountains and the Black Hills, in the upper drainage areas of the Powder, Tongue, and $3 rivers. During the late 1860s, the area was the scene of Red Cloud's War, fought between the Lakota peoples and the United ...
The 18th Infantry had moved into the Powder River country to begin construction of posts (Fort Phil Kearny and Fort C. F. Smith) on the Bozeman trail farther to the north. When Carrington reached the post, only 104 of the original 137 men of Companies C, and D, 5th U.S.V.I. remained, the rest having died mainly of illness and scurvy.