“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Sierra Vista in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)

POW/MIA Monument

Missing in Action in Cochise County

POW/MIA Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Siemsen, September 18, 2010
1. POW/MIA Monument
Sergeant William Wheeling
Co. F, 1st Calif. Inf.
18 June 1862, Apache Pass

Private Henry J. Dosher
Co. I, 5th Calif. Inf.
4 May 1864, Doubtful Canyon

Private Daniel S. Whitley
Co. L, 1st Calif. Cav.
20 June 1864, Apache Pass

Private George English
Co. L, 1st Calif. Cav.
17 Febr. 1865, 15 miles east of Fort Buchanan

Private John L. Jones
Co. L, 1st Calif. Cav.
14 July 1865, Croton Spring.

By remembering them, we honor all Cochise County MIAs and Prisoners of War. National POW/MIA Recognition Day
17 Sep 2010

Erected 2010 by American Legion Post 52, AMVETS (American Veterans) Post 89, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9972, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1864.
Location. 31° 32.337′ N, 110° 18.416′ W. Marker is near Sierra Vista, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker can be reached
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from Buffalo Soldier Trail, half a mile west of Buffalo Soldier Trail and Golf Links Road. Located on Memorial Walk behind the dais of the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista AZ 85635, 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. "Unknown Soldiers" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arizona Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Soldiers Buried in Historic Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); USO Club / NCO Annex / Army Service Club (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carmichael General Store/U.S. Post Office (approx. 1.2 miles away); Carmichael House/Sierra Vista Realty (approx. 1.3 miles away); La Casita Restaurant (approx. 1.3 miles away); Carmichael Elementary School (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra Vista.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Stephen Siemsen of Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States. This page has been viewed 1,120 times since then and 32 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Stephen Siemsen of Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 26, 2023