Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Valedictorian of the first class, Denver high School, 1877. Graduated from United States Military Academy 1884 with record of 2070.4 out of possible 2075. War with Spain, Colonel 1st Colorado infantry U.S.V. His regiment led the advance in capture of Manila and there raised the first American flag. Brigadier General U.S.V. Aug. 13, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, thirteen engagements, wounded Meycauayan awarded silver medal for gallantry in action at Calumpit. Installed Denverís first successful electric street railway system 1889. Erected 1932 by First Colorado Infantry U.S.V. 1861-1930
Location. 39° 44.326′ N, 104° 59.092′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from E. 14th Avenue. Touch for map. Located on south side of the Colordo State Capitol Building. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loganís Memorial Day Order (here, next to this marker); USS Colorado BB-45 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sand Creek Massacre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado Soldier's Monument (about 300 feet away); Armenian Genocide (about 300 feet away); Colorado State Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Colorado State Capitol Time Capsule (about 300 feet away); Alfred Dach (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, Spanish-American •
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