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Fort Bliss in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Abrams House

 
 
Abrams House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 12, 2016
1. Abrams House Marker
Inscription. These Quarters are dedicated to GEN Creighton Williams Abrams, Jr. (1914-1974). LT and Mrs. Abrams lived here in the late 1930s, when he was with the 1st Cavalry Division. He later served in World War II, when he commanded the 37th Tank Battalion as it rolled across Europe into Germany. He also served during the Korean War, and subsequently was Commander of U.S. Forces in the Vietnam War. GEN Abrams was Chief of Staff of the Army from 1972 until his death.
 
Location. 31° 48.325′ N, 106° 26.239′ W. Marker is in Fort Bliss, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on Sheridan Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Paso TX 79906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Polk House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarters 213, Chaparral House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hinman Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wallace Smith Bliss Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pershing Circle (approx. mile away); The Howze House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hammett House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bliss.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Abrams House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 12, 2016
2. Abrams House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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