Wyoming proudly became the first and only state to have a fully trained women’s militia in the late nineteenth century. While never officially mustered into service, Companies K and H of the Girl Guards — composed primarily of young women in their teens — were… Read More »WYNG History: Cowboy Guard Stories – The Girl Guards
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The Buffalo Soldiers were active in the American West and Wyoming in the latter half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. They served bravely in numerous wars and conflicts including the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the World… Read More »Black History Month: The Buffalo Soldiers
A century and a half ago on November 7th, 1871, Governor of the Wyoming Territory John A. Campbell spoke to the Wyoming Legislative Assembly in his State of the Territory Address, “I desire earnestly to invite your attention to the imperative necessity that exists for… Read More »The Story of Us