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Hermosa in Custer County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons

 
 
Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 12, 2017
1. Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker
Inscription.  
These historical cannons stood
in front of Dr. Mudd's cell on the
Dry Tortugas Key West, Fla.
Donated to Wm Stanley Post No. 148
G.A.R-SD by the Government
Oct. 11, 1901

T.L. Monaghan, Adjt.
J.G. Baker, Comdt.
Address by Col. W.V. Lucas

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1901.
 
Location. 43° 50.357′ N, 103° 12.254′ W. Marker is in Hermosa, South Dakota, in Custer County. Memorial is on West Main Street, 0.3 miles west of Heartland Expressway (State Highway 79) when traveling west. These memorial cannons are located at the entrance to the Highland Park cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hermosa SD 57744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Galena Fire Chronology (approx. 8.1 miles away); After the Fire (approx. 8.1 miles away); Wildlife and Fire (approx. 8.1 miles away); State Game Lodge (approx. 10.2 miles away); Cecil C. Gideon
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(approx. 10.2 miles away); Peter Norbeck (approx. 10.3 miles away); South Dakota Game Fish & Parks (approx. 10.3 miles away); Explorer II (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Samuel Mudd and the Civil War. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Additional keywords. Dr. Samuel Mudd
 
Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 12, 2017
2. Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker
Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 12, 2017
3. Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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