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

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial

Tombstone, Arizona

 
 
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Siemsen
1. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated May 30, 1887
In Memory of
the Comrades of
Burnside Post
G.A.R.

 
Erected 1887 by Burnside Post, Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Grand Army of the Republic series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1877.
 
Location. 31° 42.96′ N, 110° 4.68′ W. Marker is in Tombstone, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker can be reached from West Allen Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 445 West Allen Street, Tombstone AZ 85638, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Boothill Graveyard (approx. half a mile away); Boothill Graveyard (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Pioneers Settlers (approx. half a mile away); Hoptown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Allen English Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Siemsen, circa September 15, 2008
2. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Tombstone City Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cochise County Bank (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tombstone.
 
Regarding Grand Army of the Republic Memorial. The Grand Army of the Republic was an organization of veterans who served in the Civil War. Founded in 1866, they held annual reunions known as “Encampments”. At its peak in 1890 the organization had a national membership of over 400,000 veterans. It was dissolved in 1956 at the death of its last member.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,451 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2010, by Stephen Siemsen of Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022