Confederate POWs

Confederate POWs (HM1ETJ)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 3.835', W 96° 47.669'

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Erected to the memory of Confederate soldiers whose remains are laid to rest here. They were captured during the New Mexico campaign that culminated in the Battle of Glorieta Pass fought on March 28, 1862 near Santa Fe.

Approximately 130 Confederate prisoners-of-war from the 2nd, 4th, 5th and 7th Regiments of Texas Volunteers were held at Fort Riley during the summer of 1862. Of these, seven are buried nearby.
Year Placed1998
Placed ByFort Riley Historical and Archaeological Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 690817 N 4326184
Decimal Degrees39.06391667, -96.79448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.835', W 96° 47.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 50.10" N, 96° 47' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 183-189 Huebner Rd, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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