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Powder River Memorial Cemetery Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers


August 6, 2020

Cemetery Dedication - Members of the Broadus VFW and reenactor groups salute the fallen during the Powder River Memorial Cemetery Dedication, held last Saturday. The soldiers memorialized at the cemetery died during the Powder River Expedition of 1865, along the Powder River in what was then Montana Territory. The cemetery is located 19 miles south of Broadus, at the base of the Turrett Buttes.

A dedication ceremony for the Powder River Memorial Cemetery took place last Saturday. The cemetery honors fifteen US soldiers who died along the Powder River in early September, 1865, during the Powder River Expedition.

The ceremony drew a crowd...

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