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Hermosa in Custer County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons

 
 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 12, 2017
1. Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker
Inscription.
These historical cannons stood
in front of Dr. Mudd's cell on the
Dry Tortugas Key West, Fla.
Donated to Wm Stanley Post No. 148
G.A.R-SD by the Government
Oct. 11, 1901

T.L. Monaghan, Adjt.
J.G. Baker, Comdt.
Address by Col. W.V. Lucas

 
Location. 43° 50.357′ N, 103° 12.254′ W. Marker is in Hermosa, South Dakota, in Custer County. Marker is on West Main Street 0.3 miles west of Heartland Expressway (State Highway 79) when traveling west. Touch for map. These memorial cannons are located at the entrance to the Highland Park cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Hermosa SD 57744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wildlife and Fire (approx. 8.1 miles away); After the Fire (approx. 8.1 miles away); The Galena Fire Chronology (approx. 8.1 miles away); The Buffalo Corrals (approx. 14.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Samuel Mudd and the Civil War. (Submitted on January 21, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Additional keywords. Dr. Samuel Mudd
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 12, 2017
2. Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker
Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 12, 2017
3. Hermosa, South Dakota G.A.R. Cannons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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