The Wild West Division

The Wild West Division (HM25NG)

Location: Corvallis, OR 97330 Benton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 41.971', W 123° 12.482'

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Powder River! Let'er Buck!

The 91st Infantry Division was originally activated 5 September 1917 at Camp Lewis, Washington and designated the "Wild West Division." The battle cry "Powder River! Let'er Buck!" was adopted in 1918. During World War I the division fought in the Lorraine, Meuse Argonne and Ypres-Lys campaigns, suffering 6,108 casualties including 1,454 killed in action.
The division was reactivated 15 August 1942 at Camp White, Oregon, moved 1 September 1943 to the IV Corps maneuver area, Bend, Oregon, then transferred to Camp Adair, Oregon 4 November 1943. It departed for North Africa 3 April 1944. In June 1944 the division moved to Italy were it participated in the Rome-Arno, Northern Apennines and Po Valley campaigns, suffering 8,744 casualties, including 1,575 killed in action during 271 days in combat.

Dedicated to the memory of the gallant men of the 91st Infantry Division who died in defense of our Country and all who served in the cause of freedom.
Erected by the Powder River veterans of the 91st Division Association and the 361st Infantry Association W.W. II.
5 September 1997
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HM NumberHM25NG
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByPowder River veterans of the 91st Division Association
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Date Added Sunday, February 25th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees44.69951667, -123.20803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 41.971', W 123° 12.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 41' 58.2600" N, 123° 12' 28.9200" W
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Area Code(s)541
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29649-29695 Camp Adair Rd, Corvallis OR 97330, US
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