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Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Apache Scout Memorial

 
 
Eyes of the Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. Eyes of the Army Marker
Inscription.
Eyes of the Army
Presented by the
Huachuca Museum Society
1995
Sculpted by Dan Bates

 
Erected 1995 by the Huachuca Museum Society.
 
Location. 31° 33.085′ N, 110° 21.852′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on Grierson Avenue north of Hungerford Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Huachuca (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ice Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Counter Intelligence Corp Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Alvarado Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); RC – 12G Crazyhorse (approx. 1.6 miles away); U. S. Army Mohawk (OV -1D) (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
Regarding Apache Scout Memorial. The Apaches in the southwest were divided in their opinion of the white man. Some were for him, some against him. It was among the former that the
Eyes of the Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. Eyes of the Army Marker
Army obtained recruits for the Scout Service. In almost every case these Scouts were highly intelligent and excellent physical specimens. Some of the accounts of their endurance and tracking skill are almost incredible.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Huachuca dedicates statue to Apache Scouts. An article about the statue published in the Kingman Daily Miner on July 2, 1995. (Submitted on March 30, 2010.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Eyes of the Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. Eyes of the Army Marker
Eyes of the Army Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
4. Eyes of the Army Sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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