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Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Colorado Volunteers

1898-1899

 
 
Colorado Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
1. Colorado Volunteers Marker
Inscription.
(West Side:)
Puerta Real, Royal Gate
through which
officers of the American Army
entered the walled city to negotiate the
Surrender of Manila

Map of the
Philippine Islands
emblematic of the
territory and responsibility
acquired by the
United States of America
Through this Victory


(North Side:)
Dedicated
by
Camp John H. Stewart #1
Army of the Philippines
August 13th, 1911
on the 13th. Anniversary
of the capture of
Manila, P.I.

(East Side:)
Soldier, Rest! Thy warfare o'er
On fame's external
camping ground
their silent tents are spread
and glory guards
with solemn sound
the bivouac of the dead

(South Side:)
Erected by the
State of Colorado
in commemoration of the
1st Regt. Colorado Infantry
U.S. Volunteers
and their services in the
Spanish American War
and the
Philippine Insurrection
1898-1899
 
Erected 1911 by the State of Colorado.
 
Location. 39° 42.479′ N, 104° 53.796′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver
Colorado Vols. Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
2. Colorado Vols. Monument
County. Marker can be reached from South Quebec Street 0.1 miles south of East Alameda Avenue. Touch for map. Located within the very large Fairmount Cemetery in the military section. Marker is at or near this postal address: 430 South Quebec Street, Denver CO 80247, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Kelly Boulevard (approx. 4 miles away); Civil War Artillery (approx. 4.1 miles away); WWI Medical Staff Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sharon A. Lane Drive (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Molly Brown House (approx. 4.9 miles away); USS Colorado BB-45 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Armenian Genocide (approx. 5.1 miles away); Logan’s Memorial Day Order (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Fairmount Cemetery History. (Submitted on July 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Colorado Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
3. Colorado Volunteers Monument
North Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
4. North Side of Monument
East Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
5. East Side of Monument
South Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
6. South Side of Monument
Flag Pole Marker from Veterans. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
7. Flag Pole Marker from Veterans.
Monument Flag Pole image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2014
8. Monument Flag Pole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 25, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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