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Crow Agency in Big Horn County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

National Cemetery

 
 
National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
1. National Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This National Cemetery, established in 1886, is for interment of those who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States. their immediate families also have burial privileges.

Many from indian battles of the northwest are buried here. Among the burials of historic interest are those killed in the Fetterman fight (Wyoming) in 1866; wagon Box fight (Wyoming) and Hayfield fight (Montana) in 1867; Battle of Big Hole (Montana) and Battle of Bear Paw mountain (Montana) in 1877; and other battles and skirmishes of lesser importance. There are also interments from the Spanish American War, World War I and II and the Korean War.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 45° 34.197′ N, 107° 25.907′ W. Marker is in Crow Agency, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker is on U.S. 212, one mile east of Interstate 90. Cemetery is in Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crow Agency MT 59022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bear Paw Monument (here, next to this marker); Here We Remember the Fallen

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(within shouting distance of this marker); Bear Paw Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1984 Archeological Survey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peace Through Unity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wooden Leg Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seventh Cavalry Horse Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
2. National Cemetery
National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
3. National Cemetery Marker
National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
4. National Cemetery
To the Officers and Soldiers
killed
or who died of wounds received in action
in the erritory of Montana
while clering the District of the Yellowstone
of hostile indians.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 991 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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