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Fort Thomas in Campbell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial

 
 
Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial
Inscription.  
In honor of
the Sixth Regiment
United States Infantry

(Eagle and shield bas-relief)

For glorious conduct in battle and
in memory
of the brave officers and men of that command
here named who gave their lives for their
country in the war with Spain ★ MDCCCXCVII

Captain
Alexander Macomb Wetherill
First Lieutenant
Jules Garesché Ord
Second Lieutenant
Reuben Smith Turman • Edmund Nathaniel Benchley
Sergeant
Patrick Leonard
Corporal
Edmond R. Wallace • John McConville • John Dorn
Privates
Frank Graffen • Clare Miller • William S. Sims • David Butler • Alexander Werner • Harvey McGuire • William V. Egan • John J. Pepper • Robert F. Hughey • Daniel Dempsey • Charles Thorn • James M. Haney • Oaty L. Beeler • James M. Mullen • John Maier • Edward Neal • John E. Nelson • Frank G. Allard • Theodore Brown • John F.W. Henderson

Erected by the citizens of Cincinnati, Covington and Newport and the vicinity
Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial
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of Fort Thomas where the Sixth U.S. Infantry was stationed at the beginning of the war and of which military post it formed the first garrison

 
Erected by Residents of Cincinnati, Covington, Newport and Fort Thomas vicinity.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 39° 4.053′ N, 84° 26.824′ W. Marker is in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, in Campbell County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Fort Thomas Avenue and Douglas Drive, on the right when traveling north on South Fort Thomas Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Thomas KY 41075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ft. Thomas Army Post / Rock of Chickamauga (here, next to this marker); Samuel Woodfill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire (approx. ¾ mile away); Highland United Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); William H. Horsfall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Congressmen Buried in Evergreen (approx. 1.2 miles away); Brent Spence (1874-1967) (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hon. Henry Stanbery (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Thomas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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