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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry

 
 
26th Cavalry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
1. 26th Cavalry Memorial
Inscription.
To the Memory of
the Gallant Dead
26th Cavalry
Philippine Scouts,
United States Army

Commemorating their
heroic actions
Lingayen, Luzon, Bataan.

1941 — 1942

 
Erected 1942 by Officers Stationed at Fort Riley.
 
Location. 39° 3.83′ N, 96° 46.928′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Sheridan Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Arnold Avenue, Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Global War on Terrorism Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Armored Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (within shouting distance of this marker); M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage
View looking east on Arnold Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
2. View looking east on Arnold Avenue.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M5 Stuart Light Tank (about 300 feet away); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the 26th Cavalry Regiment. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Philippine Scouts and the Last Horse Cavalry Charge of the U.S. Army. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
26th Cavalry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
3. 26th Cavalry Memorial
Rear of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
4. Rear of monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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