Buffalo Soldier Memorial of El Paso

Buffalo Soldier Memorial of El Paso (HM1RNZ)

Location: El Paso, TX 79925 El Paso County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 47.713', W 106° 24.74'

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"The Errand of Corporal Ross"

While on Campaign in the Guadalupe Mountains, Corporal John Ross of I Troop, 9th Calvary, was tasked to take a back trail and bring up the supply wagons that had lagged behind. Enroute to picking up the wagons, CPL Ross was set upon by three Mescalero Apaches who lay in wait. CPL Ross dropped his reins, grabbed his rifle, and spurred his horse on. He dispensed with his attackers and then continued on his errand bringing the wagons forward.
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HM NumberHM1RNZ
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1999
Placed ByBuffalo Soldier Memorial Association of El Paso
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 14th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 366295 N 3518605
Decimal Degrees31.79521667, -106.41233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 47.713', W 106° 24.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 47' 42.78" N, 106° 24' 44.4" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Buffalo Soldier Rd, El Paso TX 79925, US
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