Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry
The Gallant Dead
Second U.S. Cavalry
—— • ——
Dedicated by their comrades
of their Regiment
May 9, 1936
Erected 1936 by the Second U.S. Cavalry.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American.
Location. 39° 3.835′ N, 96° 47.054′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Forsyth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Sheridan Avenue, 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. To the United States Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Armored Division (about 500 feet away); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (about 500 feet away); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry DivisionTo the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (about 600 feet away); M3 Personnel Carrier Half-Track (about 600 feet away); M36 Tank Destroyer (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
Also see . . . History of the 2nd U.S. Cavalry. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.