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Wyoming WW2 NMCG Casualty List – T Surnames

TERRY, Jack Allen, Seaman 2c, USN. Parents, mr. and Mrs. Ducken Angus Terry, Box 493, Lander. THOMSON, John Scott, Aviation Radioman 3c, USN. Father, Mr. Andrew G. Thomson, Worland. THORNOCK, Ross Lavoy, Pfc., USMCR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Thornock, Box 183, Cokeville. TURNER, Floyd E. Ensign, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl A. Turner, …

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Wyoming WW2 NMCG Casualty List – W Surnames

WALKER, Harry Edward, Electrician’s Mate 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Vergal Walker, 102 7th St., Rawlins. WALKER, Harry Orville, Coxswain, USN. Aunt, Mrs. W. C. Wehr. 469 Park St., Sheridan. WALLENSTEIN, Richard Henry, Seaman 1c, USN. Father, Mr. Julius Cilas Wallenstein, 405 Davis St., Rawlins. WATT, Samuel Vance, Yeoman 1c, USNR. Father, Mr. …

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Wyoming WW2 NMCG Casualty List – L Surnames

LANE, Edward Wallace, Coxswain, USN. Mother, Mrs. Lillian Louise Robertson, 115 W. 3d Ave., Cheyenne. LARSON, Everett William Motor Machinist’s Mate 1c, USNR. Father, Mr. Carl Joseph Larson, 717 Birch St., Rawlins. LARSON, Joseph Ernest, Fireman 1c, USN. Mother, Mrs. Carrie M. Larson, Rt. 5, Box 13, Douglas. LINTON, George Edward, Fireman 2c, USN. Father, …

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Red Cloud

Far away in Wyoming lived the Sioux Indians, a fierce and warlike tribe. They called themselves Dakotas; but their enemies said that when they fought they did everything in a mean, hidden way so that it was hard to know what to expect, and they called them Sioux, which means “snake-like-ones.” To this tribe belonged …

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Kiowa Apache Indians

Kiowa Apache Indians. The name is derived from that of the Kiowa and from the circumstance that they spoke a dialect related to those of the better-known Apache tribes, though they had no other connection with them. Also called: Bad-hearts, by Long (1823). (See Kaskaias.) Cancey or Kantsi, meaning “liars,” applied by the Caddo to …

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Dakota Indians

Dakota Indians. The earliest known home of this tribe was on and near the Mississippi in southern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, and neighboring parts of Iowa. In 1825, after they had spread somewhat farther west, Long (1791) gives their boundaries thus: They were bounded by a curved line extending east of north from Prairie du Chien on the Mississippi, so as to include all the eastern tributaries of the Mississippi, to the first branch of Chippewa River; thence by a line running west of north to Spirit Lake; thence westwardly to Crow Wing River, Minn., and up that stream to its head; thence westwardly to Red River and down that stream to Pembina; thence southwestwardly to the eastern bank of the Missouri near the Mandan villages; thence down the Missouri to a point probably not far from Soldiers River; thence east of north to Prairie du Chien. At a later time they occupied less territory toward the east but extended much farther westward between the Yellowstone and Platte Rivers.

Arapaho Indians

Possibly from the Pawnee tirapihu or larapihu, signifiying “trader.” Also called: Ähyä’to, Kiowa name. Ano’s-anyotskano, Kichai name. Bĕtidĕĕ, Kiowa Apache name. Detseka’yaa, Caddo name, signifying “dog eaters.” Dog Eaters. E-tah-leh, Hidatsa name, signifying “bison path Indians.” Hitänwo’ǐv, Cheyenne name, signifying “cloud men” or “sky men.” Inûna-ina, own name, signifying “our people.” Ita-Iddi, Hidatsa name (Maximilian). …

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Crow Indians

Crow Indians. A translation, through the French gens des corbeaux, of their own name: Absároke, “crow-, sparrowhawk-, or bird-people.” Also called: Handeruka, Mandan name. Haideroka, Hidatsa name. Hounena, Arapaho name, signifying “crow men.” Issl£ppo’, Siksika name. Kangitoka, Yankton Dakota name. Ka’-xi, Winnebago name. Kihnatsa, Hidatsa name, signifying “they who refused the paunch,” and referring to …

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