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Sheridan Memorial

 
 
Sheridan Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2013
1. Sheridan Memorial Marker
Richard B. Sheridan Jr, was a cadet at West Point. He died on the gridiron of the Yale Bowl in Oct 1931.
Inscription.
To the memory
of Cadet
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr.
Class of 1933

Erected by the Corps of Cadets
MCMXXXII

 
Erected 1932 by USMA Corps of Cadets.
 
Location. 41° 23.781′ N, 73° 57.118′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Click for map. Marker is located near Gee's Point on the bank of the Hudson River, on a trail that can be accessed from the eastern end of Pitcher Road. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Yorktown (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Palo Alto (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Resaca De La Palma (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Chain Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Chain (about 300 feet away); Kosciuszko (about 700 feet away); Battle of Vera Cruz (about 700 feet away); Fort Clinton (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. The Sheridan Memorial consists a series of stairs leading to a bench all hewn from granite.
 
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Sheridan Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2013
2. Sheridan Memorial Bench
Sheridan Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2013
3. Sheridan Memorial
Sheridan Memorial at West Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2013
4. Sheridan Memorial at West Point
The granite step leading up to the Sheridan Memorial bench can be seen in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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