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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry

 
 
In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
1. In Memory of the Gallant Dead of the Second U.S. Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
The Gallant Dead
of the
Second U.S. Cavalry
—— ——
Dedicated by their comrades
on the
100th Anniversary
of their Regiment
May 9, 1936

 
Erected 1936 by the Second U.S. Cavalry.
 
Location. 39° 3.835′ N, 96° 47.054′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Forsyth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Sheridan Avenue, Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To the United States Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Armored Division (about 500 feet away); Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (about 500 feet away); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (about 600 feet away); To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (about 600 feet away); M3 Personnel Carrier Half-Track (about 600 feet away); M36 Tank Destroyer (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .
View of marker mounted to large stone near parade grounds. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
2. View of marker mounted to large stone near parade grounds.
 History of the 2nd U.S. Cavalry. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Marker behind Cavalry Parade Field stands. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 2, 2015
3. Marker behind Cavalry Parade Field stands.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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