Cantonment Reno

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Dates used: 1876 - 1877

Location of Fort:  Kaycee, WY

Use: Military





Established in 1876 to supply General Crook's efforts during the campaign of 1876 against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians.  It was abandoned in 1877 due to unhealthful conditions.  The cantonment was moved to Buffalo, WY and renamed Fort McKinney.

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