Here We Remember the Fallen

Here We Remember the Fallen (HM1MMR)

Location: Garryowen, MT 59031 Big Horn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 34.211', W 107° 25.888'

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Custer National Cemetery at Little Bighorn Battlefield NM

Custer National Cemetery, like Arlington National Cemetery, provides a final resting place for many generations of those who faithfully served in the United States armed forces. Here, Americans of many races and beliefs rest side by side.Relive America's coming of age as you pass among the graves of known and unknown veterans of our nation's wars, women and children from isolated frontier posts, Indians, scouts, and Medal of Honor recipients. Veterans of 20th-century wars rest here too.Please pass through these grounds with respect. Honor those who served and sacrificed for our nation.The War Department established this cemetery in 1879, three years after the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Remains from 25 cemeteries were transferred here when frontier forts closed at the end of the Indian Wars. The fallen from many famous battles now rest here: Fetterman, Wagon Box, Hayfield, Big Hole, and Bear Paw.Until reaching capacity in 1978, this cemetery accepted burial reservations for veterans and their spouses. Here lie soldiers who fought in the       · Indian Wars       · Spanish American War       · World War I       · World War II       · Korean War       · Vietnam War
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 310274 N 5049169
Decimal Degrees45.57018333, -107.43146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 34.211', W 107° 25.888'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 34' 12.66" N, 107° 25' 53.28" W
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Area Code(s)406
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Garryowen MT 59031, US
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