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Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission

 
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker image. 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. Mose Waters' General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); To the United States Cavalry (approx. mile away); West Riding Hall / Polk Hall (approx. mile away); Tuttle Park (approx. 0.3 miles 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). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Additional comments.
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker image. 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.

 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker image. 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 image. 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 image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
5. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 30, 2010
6. Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,601 times since then and 186 times this year. Last updated on , by Scott Nebeker of Salt Lake City, Utah. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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