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Fort Bliss in El Paso County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Howze House

Quarters One

 
 
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By Kevin W., April 12, 2016
1. The Howze House Marker
Inscription. These quarters are named for Major General Robert L. Howze (1864-1926), Commanding General, El Paso Military District and 1st Cavalry Division. During World War I, he commanded the 38th Division and later the 3rd Division. In 1919 General Howze assumed command of the Third Army of Occupation in France. Upon his return to Fort Bliss, he commanded the newly formed 1st Cavalry Division. In 1925, General Howze left Fort Bliss to command the Army's Fifth Corps in Ohio. He died in 1926 and is buried at the West Point Cemetery. Quarters One at 302 Sheridan now serves as the residence of the Commanding General, 1st Armored Divsion and Fort Bliss.
 
Location. 31° 48.113′ N, 106° 26.116′ W. Marker is in Fort Bliss, Texas, in El Paso County. Marker is on Sheridan Road 0.1 miles south of Pershing Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Sheridan Road, Fort Bliss TX 79916, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pershing Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Hammett House (within shouting distance of this marker); Depression Era Group: 1927 - 1939 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quarters 213, Chaparral House
The Howze House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 12, 2016
2. The Howze House and Marker
(approx. mile away); Hinman Hall (approx. mile away); Abrams House (approx. mile away); Polk House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bliss.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia link for Major General Robert Lee Howze. (Submitted on October 3, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, World IWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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