Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission
Erected as a tribute of affection by their comrades of the Medical Department and Seventh Cavalry, U.S. Army, A.D. 1893.
Erected 1893 by Medical Department and Seventh Cavalry, U.S. Army.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is December 29, 1855.
Location. 39° 3.955′ N, 96° 47.256′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is at the intersection of Huebner Road and Sheridan Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Huebner Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mose Waters' General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. ¼ mile away); To the United States Cavalry (approx. ¼ mile away); West Riding Hall / Polk Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Tuttle Park Ogden Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sturgis Stadium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Global War on Terrorism Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
1. Re-erected 1925
An inscription on the north side of the base states that the monument was re-erected in 1925.
— Submitted July 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,821 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on June 10, 2014, by Scott Nebeker of Salt Lake City, Utah. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.