Fort Stanton in Lincoln County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
‘….the roofs, floors, doors and windows burnt, even the walls much damaged…no hope to see my command under better shelter this winter than the Sibley tent affords…’
Colonel Christopher Carson, New Mexico Volunteers, November 1862
Erected 2014 by Fort Stanton Historic Site.
Location. 33° 29.663′ N, 105° 31.659′ W. Marker is in Fort Stanton, New Mexico, in Lincoln County. Marker can be reached from Parade Ground near New Mexico Route 220. Click for map. This marker faces the parade ground and is only accessible by walking. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Stanton NM 88323, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Commissary Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Nurse's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); CCC Camp/German Internment Camp (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); L.G. Murphy Sutler Store (about 400 feet away); Fort Administration Building (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Officer's Quarters (about 400 feet away); Guardhouse (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Stanton.
More about this marker. This marker is one of an impressive complement of bronze markers with photo etchings which describe the extensive physical remains in the Fort Stanton, NM National Register Historic District.
Regarding Officer's Quarters. In the interest of historical correctness, Pershing met his wife, Frances "Frankie" Warren, on the evening of December 9, 1903, at a hop held at Fort Myer in Washington D.C., not at Fort Stanton.
Also see . . . Fort Stanton Historic Site, Lincoln County NM. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas.)
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