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

Henry G. Davis

Sergeant, Co. D, 4th. Cav. M.S.M.

 
 
Henry G. Davis Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2016
1. Henry G. Davis Monument
Inscription.

Died Nov. 10. 1864 of wounds received at the battle of Big Blue River Oct. 23. 1864.
 
Location. 39° 21.057′ N, 94° 55.79′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is on Pacemaker south of Ironwood, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is on Section A, Site 26, of Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Leavenworth KS 66027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Hatch (a few steps from this marker); Henry Leavenworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant John L. Grattan (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Turner Shepperd (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers Who Died at Fort Larned (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sully (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
More about this marker. Access to Fort Leavenworth, an active US Army post, is restricted and requires proper identification.
 
Regarding Henry G. Davis.

Henry G. Davis Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2016
2. Henry G. Davis Monument
At left foreground, with cemetery office in background
M.S.M. stands for the pro-Union Missouri State Militia, as opposed to the pro-Confederate Missouri State Guard.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on November 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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