Colorado Soldier's Monument

Colorado Soldier's Monument (HM2LI)

Location: Denver, CO 80203 Denver County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 44.354', W 104° 59.138'

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Colorado Territory - Organized
February 28, 1861
Colorado Admitted as a State
August 1, 1876
Census of Territory in 1861 - 23,331
War Governors
William Gilpin
Richard Ed Whitsitt Adjutant General
1861-1862
John Evans
David H. Moffat, Jr. Adjutant General
1863-1865
Military Organizations in the Civil War
First Colorado Infantry
Later First Colorado Cavalry
Col. John P. Slough Col. John M Chivington
Second Colorado Infantry
Col Jesse H. Leavenworth
Third Colorado Infantry
Later consolidated with Second Inf. to form Second Colo. Cav.
Col. James H. Ford
Third Colorado Cavalry
Col. Geo L. Shoup
McLain's Independent Battery
Captain Tyler's Mounted Rangers

Volunteer Soldiers Credited to Colorado - 4,903
Highest average of any state or territory and with no draft or bounty

Battles and Engagements
Val Verde, N.M. 1862
Apache Canon, N.M. 1862
Pigeon's Ranch, N.M. 1862
La Cloretta, N.M. 1862
Peralta, N.M. 1862
Cabin Creek, Ind. TY. 1863
Honey Springs, Ind. TY. 1863
Camden Point, MO. 1864
Fredericksburg, MO. 1864
Little Blue, MO. 1864
Big Blue, MO. 1864
Westport, MO. 1864
Marias des Cygnes, MO. 1864
Mine Creek, MO. 1864
Little Black, MO. 1864
Newtonia, MO. 1864
Trading Post, MO. 1864
Fremont's Orchard, Colo. 1864
Smokey Hill, Colo. 1864
Cedar Canon, Colo. 1864
Sand Creek, Colo. 1864

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Details
HM NumberHM2LI
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1909
Placed ByState of Colorado
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:58am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 501230 N 4398815
Decimal Degrees39.73923333, -104.98563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.354', W 104° 59.138'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 21.24" N, 104° 59' 8.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)303, 720
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1400-1474 Lincoln St, Denver CO 80203, US
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