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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
1. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
North side
 
Inscription. To the soldiers who were killed in battle with Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission, South Dakota, December 29 and 30, 1890.

Erected as a tribute of affection by their comrades of the Medical Department and Seventh Cavalry, U.S. Army, A.D. 1893.
 
Erected 1893 by Medical Department and Seventh Cavalry, U.S. Army.
 
Location. 39° 3.955′ N, 96° 47.256′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is at the intersection of Huebner Road and Sheridan Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Huebner Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To the United States Cavalry (approx. mile away); West Riding Hall / Polk Hall (approx. mile away); Ogden Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sturgis Stadium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Global War on Terrorism Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); 9th Armored Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.3 miles away); M3 Personnel Carrier Half-Track (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Additional comments.
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
2. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
East side
 
1. Re-erected 1925

An inscription on the north side of the base states that the monument was re-erected in 1925.
    — Submitted July 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
3. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
South side
 
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
4. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
West side
 
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
5. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
 
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
6. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then. Last updated on June 10, 2014, by Scott Nebeker of Fort Riley, Kansas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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