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Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Union Soldier Cemetery

 
 
Union Soldier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
1. Union Soldier Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This Union Soldier Cemetery is the final resting place of 63 army veterans, three veterans' wives and one veteran's daughter. Soldiers buried here served in army units from Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, & Tenn. Included are three men who fought in the Indian Wars. Since 1953 the maintenance of the cemetery has been the responsibility of the Oklahoma Military Department. The cemetery has been redesignated as Oklahoma Veterans Cemetery, & may be used for the resting place for any honorable discharged member of the Armed Forces of the United States.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 35° 30.437′ N, 97° 28.514′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is on Northeast 36th Street east of North Martin Luther King Drive. The marker and cemetery are located next to the grounds of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs; the entrance is off NE 36th Street, across from the 45th Infantry
Union Soldier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
2. Union Soldier Cemetery Marker
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Division Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2132 NE 36th St, Oklahoma City OK 73111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cannon (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Red River Heritage Garden (approx. 1˝ miles away); Hochatown (approx. 1˝ miles away); Model 1861 3-Inch Ordnance Rifle (approx. 1˝ miles away); Steamboat Heroine (approx. 1˝ miles away); Oklahoma's Oil Pioneers (approx. 1˝ miles away); Devon Oil and Gas Exploration Park (approx. 1˝ miles away); Alikchi Court Grounds (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
Also see . . .  Union Soldiers Cemetery (Findagrave). Also known as Oklahoma Veterans Cemetery, this lists 224 internments at the site (as of May 2021). (Submitted on May 2, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Union Soldier Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 10, 2021
3. Union Soldier Cemetery Marker
Marker is underneath the arch sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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