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

“Unknown Soldiers”

 
 
"Unknown Soldiers" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. "Unknown Soldiers" Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of those who stood and fought,
But names have been forgotten.
May they rest in peace.

 
Location. 31° 32.462′ N, 110° 18.307′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Click for map. Marker is in Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); POW/MIA Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx. 1.1 miles away); La Casita Restaurant (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
Also see . . .  19th Century Soldiers reburied in Arizona. The remains of 58 soldiers from the Civil and Indian wars who died in the Arizona Territory were reburied Saturday, May 16 at the Southern
"Unknown Soldiers" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. "Unknown Soldiers" Marker
Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista. Their burials came two years after the remains were dug up in downtown Tucson to make way for a new court complex. (Submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Unknown Soldier Grand Army of the Republic image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. Unknown Soldier Grand Army of the Republic
Unknown Soldier United Indian Wars image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
4. Unknown Soldier United Indian Wars
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,190 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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