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Muskogee in Muskogee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders

 
 
Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
1. Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders Memorial
Inscription.

On this spot
on
May 12, 1898
200 men of
the City of
Muscogee
and the
Indian Territory
were sworn into the service
of their country. They valiantly
defended it's ideals at
San Juan Hill, Cuba
as
Roosevelt's Rough Riders
Troops L & M, 1st United States
Volunteer Cavalry
Troop L
Captain A. K. Capron
1st. Lt. John R. Thomas, Jr.
2nd Lt. R. C. Day

Troop M
Captain R. H. Bruce
1st. Lt. O. C. Nichols
2nd. Lt. A. S. Johnson

This levy raised by
U.S. Judge John R. Thomas
and sworn in by
Lt. Allyn K. Capron, 7th. U.S. Cavalry,
Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
(Killed in Action).
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Moved to this location Sept. 9, 1976
Formerly located at Katy Depot
in Muskogee. Depot was
torn down and location was
not accesable [sic] to public.


 
Location. 35° 47.623′ N, 95° 18.619′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Muskogee War Memorial Park grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Batfish Road, Muskogee OK 74403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
2. Troops L & M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders Memorial
At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial U.S.S. Shark (SS174) (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Davis (approx. 1 miles away); Texas Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Severs Block (approx. 4.6 miles away); Midland Valley Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Hitching Post Stone (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskogee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Troops L, Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Muster Out Roll. (Submitted on October 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Troops M, Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Muster Out Roll. (Submitted on October 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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