Ebin (Eben) Stanley

Ebin (Eben) Stanley (HM16Q5)

Location: Hillsboro, NM 88042 Sierra County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 55.008', W 107° 33.954'

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14 February 1844-19 November 1904

— Indian Wars Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —

Near this spot lie the unidentified remains of an American Hero, Ebin Stanley, born Decatur County, Iowa. Ebin served with the 3rd and 5th U.S. Cavalry from 1861 to 1873. Variously described as a rancher, minor, hotel operator, Indian Scout, and outlaw (The Clanton gang). He died in Cold Springs, New Mexico. He was survived by his wife Mary Elsie (Clanton), and two stepsons, Burt and Joe Slinkard.

Sgt. Ebin Stanley was presented the Nation's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his gallantry in action at the battle of Turret Mountain, Arizona, 25-27 March 1873.
HM NumberHM16Q5
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 260046 N 3644984
Decimal Degrees32.91680000, -107.56590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 55.008', W 107° 33.954'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 55' 0.48" N, 107° 33' 57.24" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Hillsboro Cemetery Rd, Hillsboro NM 88042, US
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