Inscription. This cemetery
By Stephen Siemsen
|1. Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery Marker|
|Located at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery.|
holds the remains of
18 California Volunteers who died
at Fort Lowell during the Civil War and a
Civil War Veteran of the U.S. Colored Troops.
Their graves are marked with a GAR star.
Sgt. John C. McQuade - Co.B, 2 Calif. Calvary - July 12, 1862 • 1st Sgt. Elijah Perry - Co. A, 1 Calif. Calvary - Aug. 12, 1862 • Pvt. Jacob Smith • Co. G, 5 Calif. Infantry - Oct. 3, 1862 • Pvt. Samuel Riddle - Co. E, Calif. Infantry • Pct. George W. Ward - Co. B, Calif. Calvary • Pvt. William Sayers Co. I, 5 Calif. Infantry • Aug. 20, 1863 • Pvt. James A. Richards - Co. H, 1 Calif. Infantry - July 12, 1862 • Pvt. James Todd - Co. E, 5 Calif. Infantry - Died of Wounds Sep. 6, 1862 • Pvt. Samuel DeCoster Co. D, 1 Calif. Infantry - Oct. 25, 1862 • Cpl. William W. Handy - Co. G, 1 Calif. Infantry - Feb. 6, 1863 • Musician William Uttley - Co. H, Calif. Infantry - May 2, 1863 • Pvt. Milton McConkey - Co. I, 5 Calif. Infantry - Dec. 8, 1863 • Mr. Isaac Thompson (?) - Pvt. Co. D, 24 U.S.C.T. 1851 - April 7, 1905 • Pvt. John W. Brehmer - Co. A, 5 Calif. Calvary - July 29, 1862 • Pvt. Thomas W. Hull - Co. D, 1 Calif. Infantry - Sep. 10, 1862 • Pvt. George A. McFarland - Co. G, 5 Calif. Infantry - Died of Wounds Oct. 30, 1862 • Pvt. William Dean - Co. G, 1 Calif. Infantry - Feb. 8, 1863 • Pvt. Robert Meanor
- Co. D. 5 Calif. Infantry - Aug. 7, 1863 • Pvt. Charles Moore - Co. D, 5 Calif. Infantry - March 2, 1864
By Stephen Siemsen, May 30, 2010
|2. Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery Marker|
Honor the Noble Dead
Erected 2010 by Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Department of the Pacific.
Location. 31° 32.46′ N, 110° 18.24′ W. Marker is near Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker can be reached from Buffalo Soldier Trail. Click for map. The Historic Cemetery is located within the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista AZ 85635, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. "Unknown Soldiers" (about 300 feet away, in a direct line); POW/MIA Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); La Casita Restaurant (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx. 1.1 miles away); RC – 12G Crazyhorse (approx. 2.5 miles away); U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sierra Vista.
More about this marker. Marker lists the names of the 18 California Volunteers and 1 USCT veteran buried in the cemetery under headstones inscribed "Unknown", since a name could not be matched with a specific remains.
Also see . . . Civil War Soldiers Remains Relocated from Fort Lowell, AZ. This article was published on July 12, 2009. (Submitted on October 9, 2010.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2010, by Stephen Siemsen of Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States. This page has been viewed 980 times since then. Last updated on July 29, 2010, by Stephen Siemsen of Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2010, by Stephen Siemsen of Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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