Fort Omaha Walking TourUpon the recommendation of Lt. General William T. Sherman, in 1866 the Adjutant General's office created the Department of the Platte which included present-day Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Montana and a portion of southeastern Idaho. As departmental headquarters, Fort Omaha presided over supply and administration posts across this territory and coordinated campaigns against the Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, Nez Perce and Ute.
|Placed By||Metropolitan Community College, Historical Society of Douglas County, and Nebraska Committee for the Humanities|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 1:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 252316 N 4577292|
|Decimal Degrees||41.30908333, -95.95875000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 18.545', W 95° 57.525'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 18' 32.70" N, 95° 57' 31.50" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2113-2169 Middle Rd, Omaha NE 68111, US|
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