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Fort McPherson, Nebraska, Fort Cottonwood, N. T. guardian of the tracks and trails. by Louis A. Holmes

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Published by Johnsen Pub. Co. in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Fort McPherson (Neb.)

Subjects:

  • United States. Army -- Military life,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1862-1865,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895,
  • Fort McPherson (Neb.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesNebraska heritage series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF666 .H7
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5891277M
LC Control Number63025980
OCLC/WorldCa1916430

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The bivouac of the dead. These words mark the entrance to Fort McPherson National Cemetery, chosen by the United States as the final resting place for hundreds of persons who died on the Nebraska frontier - many of them originally buried in U.S. Forts. Bodies have been brought to Fort McPherson from 23 different cemeteries on or near old, long Location: S Spur 56a, Maxwell, . Blue cloth. Limited edition, copy # Publisher: Johnsen Publishing. (). Fort Cottonwood, D.T. Title: Fort McPherson, Nebraska. The family graciously provided the Publisher with the signature that appears on the signature page. Condition: Book is very good ++ and close to "Near Fine" - binding is good and contents are exceptionally clean and book has a glassine protector on it and it is making the photo of the front covers look kinda . Fort McPherson, Nebraska was first established in October in Cottonwood Canyon to protect the Overland Trail between Fort Kearny and Julesburg, Colorado. It was first known as Cantonment McKean, but was changed to Fort Cottonwood when construction began. However, it was soon moved closer to the town of Maxwell, Nebraska.

Fort McPherson National Cemetery is located at S Spur 56A, roughly four miles south of Maxwell, NE. The cemetery is open for visitation daily from dawn to dusk; the administrative office is open Monday-Friday from am to pm, and is .   The Paperback of the Fort McPherson-Fort Cottonwood, Nebraska Territory by Louis A. Holmes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Louis A. Holmes. Fort McPherson's nearest Army neighbor, and its sub-post, was Fort Gillem, previously established as the Atlanta Army Depot in , is located in Forest Park, Georgia, approximately 11 miles to the southeast. Fort Gillem was a logistical support base, housing some Army, Department of Defense, and other government lled by: United States Army. The site of the post, at the mouth of Cottonwood Canyon, was a strategic location in the Platte Valley. Front entrance to Fort McPherson National Cemetery in NSHS RG (left). In addition to the regular troops, Maj. Frank North’s Pawnee .