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Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

"Unknown Soldiers"

 
 
"Unknown Soldiers" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
1. "Unknown Soldiers" Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of those who stood and fought,
But names have been forgotten.
May they rest in peace.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar, US CivilWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 31° 32.462′ N, 110° 18.307′ W. Marker is in Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is in Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Fort Huachuca AZ 85613, 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. Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); POW/MIA Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx.
"Unknown Soldiers" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
2. "Unknown Soldiers" Marker
1.1 miles away); La Casita Restaurant (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
 
Also see . . .  19th Century Soldiers reburied in Arizona. The remains of 58 soldiers from the Civil and Indian wars who died in the Arizona Territory were reburied Saturday, May 16 at the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista. Their burials came two years after the remains were dug up in downtown Tucson to make way for a new court complex. (Submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Unknown Soldier Grand Army of the Republic image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
3. Unknown Soldier Grand Army of the Republic
Unknown Soldier United Indian Wars image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 2, 2010
4. Unknown Soldier United Indian Wars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,376 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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