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Fort Bliss in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Colonel George Ruhlen

Constructing Quartermaster

 
 
Colonel George Ruhlen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 13, 2016
1. Colonel George Ruhlen Marker
Inscription. In honor of George Ruhlen, Constructing Quartermaster
In early 1891 Colonel George Ruhlen, QMC, then Captain, was appointed by the Secretary of War to be in charge of constructing the first buildings on Ft. Bliss at its present site on La Noria Mesa.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 31° 48.515′ N, 106° 26.239′ W. Marker is in Fort Bliss, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on Sheridan Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Paso TX 79906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Wallace Smith Bliss Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quarters 236 Sheridan (about 600 feet away); Initial Construction Period (about 700 feet away); First Expansion Period (approx. 0.2 miles away); Polk House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joshua Micah Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historical Building 241 - The Guardhouse, 1893 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abrams House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bliss.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Colonel George Ruhlen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 13, 2016
2. Colonel George Ruhlen Marker
Colonel John George Ruhlen image. Click for more information.
3. Colonel John George Ruhlen
Photo from his memorial on Find a Grave. It appears to be an official Army photograph.
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2017, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 137 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2017, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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