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Battle of Platte Bridge.

Jesse Wendell Vaughn

Battle of Platte Bridge.

by Jesse Wendell Vaughn

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kansas Cavalry. -- 11th Regt., 1862-1865,
  • Platte Bridge, Battle of, 1865

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE83.86 V3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132p.
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14443943M

      The Battle of the River Plate took place on December 13th The battle in the South Atlantic was the first major naval battle of World War from the Royal Navy’s South American Division took on the might of Germany’s Graf Spee which was successfully attacking merchant shipping in the South Atlantic. The Battle of Platte Bridge. by J.W. Vaughn. pgs. 8 full-page plates and 2 maps. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman. Oklahoma. In Pursuit of Quantril: An Enlisted Man's Response. Hervey Johnson. Edited by William E. Unrau. pgs. Kansas Historical Quarterly. Vol.

    Camp Dodge and Platte Bridge Station, also called Fort Caspar, guarded telegraph lines from Native American sabotage. Violent winds, horrendous blizzards and scorching summers made life miserable. Tension reached a fever pitch at the Battle of Platte Bridge when Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho attacked a cavalry detachment led by Caspar Collins. By John Doerner. Webmaster's Note: This detailed timeline of historic events starting in and ending in was graciously provided by Chief Historian of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, John Doerner. We provide this timeline as a reference for students and research. We do not have time to debate the contents of the timeline, therefore we will not answer any correspondence.

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Battle of Platte Bridge by Jesse Wendell Vaughn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Corporal Moellman’s sketch of Platte Bridge Station is from the collections American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. Used with permission and thanks. William Henry Jackson’s painting of the battle at Platte Bridge is from the collections of the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne.

Used with permission and thanks. The Battle of Platte Bridge Hardcover – January 1, by J. W Vaughn (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. The Battle of Platte Bridge. [J W Vaughn] -- This is the story of a little-known encounter between U.S. troops and a combined force of Cheyennes, Sioux, and Arapahoes which ranks in historical interest with the battles of the Little Big Horn.

Rick Young talked about the history of the Fort Caspar and told the story of the Battle of Platte Bridge, in which 3, Native Americans attacked the Caspar was a United States.

Inthe Platte River Bridge was an important point on the Oregon Trail and was protected by a small army post Indians considered themselves at war and planned to wipe out the fort. This book describes the griping and terrible events that resulted from the Indian plans.

The book starts out slow and confusing, but by the third Cited by: 1. The Battle of the River Plate was the first naval battle in the Second World War and the first one of the Battle of the Atlantic in South American waters.

The German heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee had sailed into the South Atlantic a fortnight before the war began, and had been commerce raiding after receiving appropriate authorisation on 26 September Location: Off the River Plate estuary in Argentina.

The Battle of Platte Bridge Author Vaughn, J. W Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fine Jacket condition very good Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Binding Hardcover Publisher University of Oklahoma Press Place of Publication Norman Date published Keywords Indian wars;Book Edition: 1st.

Indians from both the Lakota and Cheyenne tribes. Then on J troops from Platte Bridge Station were lured out of the post and attacked by a large Indian force. Several troopers, including Lt. Caspar Collins, died in what became the Battle of Platte Bridge. Later in the day a wagon train under command of Sgt.

Amos J. Custard, 11th. William Henry Jackson was a frontier photographer who first came to Wyoming in the s and s. Late in his life, in the s, he painted pictures of historical events—including the fight at Platte Bridge.

Examine Jackson’s picture of the battle. The standard reference on the fight is J.W. Vaughn's The Battle of Platte Bridge Station. The same day there was a fight upstream a bit that is often referred to as the Battle of Red Buttes.

A small army wagon train under a Sergeant Custard was attacked and wiped out. The Battle of Platte Bridge The Platte Bridge Station located near present-day Casper, Wyoming, had a garrison of Civil War volunteers from Kansas and Ohio. The station was protected by.

Summary: Here are two illustrations of the Platte Bridge Station drawn by Jesse Playford, a member of the 11th Kansas Cavalry, Company I. The station was established in as one of a series of fortified stations on the Oregon-California Trail.

It was located on the south side of the North Platte River. Platte in May and June and was a participant in the Battle of Platte Bridge and the Battle of Red Buttes, both of which took place on J Bent went on to serve as a translator and government liaison to the Cheyenne for decades on the reservation in Oklahoma.l Bent established relations with a numberAuthor: Steven C.

Haack. "Eleventh Kansas Cavalry,and the Battle of Platte Bridge " -- Another perspective on the Battle of Platte Bridge, this one given by George M. Walker of Salina, KS.

A map of the battle field is Rating: % positive. The Battle of the River Plate (a.k.a. Pursuit of the Graf Spee in the United States) is a British war film in Technicolor and VistaVision by the writer-director-producer team of Michael Powell and Emeric film stars John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, and Peter was distributed worldwide by Rank Film Distributors ed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.

Cite this Record. The Battle of Platte Bridge. Vaughn. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. (tDAR id: ). HMS Exeter. From Admiral Harwood’s post action report as seen by the British War Cabinet: 2.

Tactically, the enemy appears to have made two serious mistakes: firstly, in closing the British Cruisers (apparently in the expectation that they would retire), thereby enabling the 8-inch guns of H.M.S.

Exeter and the 6-inch guns of Ajax and Achilles to come into action at once. The Battle of Platte Bridge. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1st Edition. Hardcover.

Wear on dust jacket and edges. Spine sun-faded. Battle of July at Platte Bridge Station along the Oregon Trail. Collectible - Very Good.

Item # Price: $ save 10% $Book Edition: 1st Edition. The Battle of Platte Bridge was not a one-off altercation in the American Indian Wars that had roiled North America for centuries, but rather a calculated act of vengeance for the infamous Sand Author: Sabrina Imbler.

This fight took place a few miles above the bridge, while Lieut. Collins' battle began within a mile of the north end of the bridge, and continued right up to the bridge. The site of neither battle is marked.

From Deer Creek below, to Red Buttes, above Platte Bridge, there were numerous engagements between small parties of soldiers and bands of.

of organization. The battle is also of interest Platte in May and June and was a participant because we have a detailed description of the in the Battle of Platte Bridge and the Battle of event written from the Native American view- Red Buttes, both of which took place on July point.

This description comes in the form of a 26, Intwo battles were fought with the Sioux near present day Casper, one the Battle of the Platte River Bridge, in which a year old lt. Caspar Collins, was killed, and the other shortly thereafter the Battle of Red Buttes, when the Sioux attacked a wagon train coming from Sweetwater Station.

Casper is named after Collins. Ft. Discovering the 'Lost Forts of Casper' That was the timeframe when Caspar Collins was killed in the Battle of Platte Bridge Station and immortalized with that fort and town that sprouted.