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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry

 
 
26th Cavalry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
1. 26th Cavalry Memorial
Inscription.  
To the Memory of
the Gallant Dead
26th Cavalry
Philippine Scouts,
United States Army

Commemorating their
heroic actions
Lingayen, Luzon, Bataan.

1941 — 1942

 
Erected 1942 by Officers Stationed at Fort Riley.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 39° 3.83′ N, 96° 46.928′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Memorial is at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Sheridan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Arnold 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. Global War on Terrorism Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Armored Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance
View looking east on Arnold Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
2. View looking east on Arnold Avenue.
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of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (within shouting distance of this marker); M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M5 Stuart Light Tank (about 300 feet away); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the 26th Cavalry Regiment. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Philippine Scouts and the Last Horse Cavalry Charge of the U.S. Army. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
26th Cavalry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
3. 26th Cavalry Memorial
Rear of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
4. Rear of monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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