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

Henry G. Davis

Sergeant, Co. D, 4th. Cav. M.S.M.

 
 
Henry G. Davis Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2016
1. Henry G. Davis Monument
Inscription.  Died Nov. 10. 1864 of wounds received at the battle of Big Blue River Oct. 23. 1864.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.057′ N, 94° 55.79′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Memorial is on Pacemaker south of Ironwood, on the right when traveling south. Monument is on Section A, Site 26, of Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Leavenworth KS 66027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Hatch (a few steps from this marker); Henry Leavenworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant John L. Grattan (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Turner Shepperd (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance
Henry G. Davis Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2016
2. Henry G. Davis Monument
At left foreground, with cemetery office in background
of this marker); Soldiers Who Died at Fort Larned (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sully (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
More about this marker. Access to Fort Leavenworth, an active US Army post, is restricted and requires proper identification.
 
Regarding Henry G. Davis. M.S.M. stands for the pro-Union Missouri State Militia, as opposed to the pro-Confederate Missouri State Guard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on November 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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