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Fort Shaw in Cascade County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Commanding Officer's Quarters

Fort Shaw, Montana 1867-1891

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker
Inscription.  
This building was constructed in 1867 and served as the private quarters for the commanding officer's and their families while stationed here.

13th U.S. Infantry 1867-1871
Maj. William Clinton
Lt. Col. G.L. Andrews
Col. I.V.D. Reeves
Gen. Phillip R. De Trobriand

7th U.S. Infantry 1872-1879
Gen. John Gibbon

3rd U.S. Infantry 1878-1888
Col. John F. Brooke
Lt. Col. George Gibsin

25th U.S. Infantry 1888-1891
Lt. Col. James J. Van Horn
Lt. Col. J.K. Andrews

 
Location. 47° 30.538′ N, 111° 49.276′ W. Marker is in Fort Shaw, Montana, in Cascade County. Marker is on School Loop near Old Fort Shaw Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 School Loop, Fort Shaw MT 59443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Shaw (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Shaw Government Industrial Indian School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Undisputed Champions
Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker
(about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Shaw (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sun River Crossing (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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