Fort Selden Cemetery

Fort Selden Cemetery (HMPKK)

Location: Las Cruces, NM 88007 Dona Ana County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 29.35', W 106° 55.067'

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Fort Selden was established nearby in 1865 to help protect the settlements of the Mesilla Valley and travelers along the Jornada del Muerto from Apache raids. The post cemetery was located in this field until the fort was abandoned in 1891. Military personnel were reinterred at the National Cemetery at Santa Fe. A number of unmarked graves in an adjacent potters field apparently still remain.
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 6:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 319809 N 3596278
Decimal Degrees32.48916667, -106.91778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 29.35', W 106° 55.067'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 29' 21.00" N, 106° 55' 4.02" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 855 Tres Amigos Rd, Las Cruces NM 88007, US
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