"The Buffaloes", a War Memorial

"The Buffaloes", a War Memorial (HM24II)

Location: Fort Benning, GA 31905 Chattahoochee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 21.93', W 84° 57.115'

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The 17th Infantry Regiment

17th Infantry Regiment "The Buffaloes"Truth and CourageBattle CampaignsCivil War · Indian Wars · War with Spain · Philippine Insurrection · Mexican Expedition · World War II · Korean War · Vietnam War · Operation Just Cause · Operation Iraqi Freedom · Operation Enduring FreedomMedal of Honor RecipientsPvt George Berg 1 July 1898 · Pvt Oscar Brookin 1 July 1898 · Cpl Ulysses Buzzard 1 July 1898 · Pvt Thomas J. Graves 1 July 1898 · 1Lt Benjamin F. Hardaway 1 July 1898 · Cpl Norman W. Ressler 1 July 1898 · 2Lt Charles D. Roberts 1 July 1898 · Cpl Warren J. Shepherd 1 July 1898 · Pvt Bruno Wende 1 July 1898 · *PFC Leonard C. Brostrom 28 October 1944 · *PFC John F. Thorson 28 October 1944 · Sgt Einar H. Ingman Jr. 26 February 1951 · Cpt Raymond Harvey 9 March 1951 · Sgt Joseph H. Rodriguez 21 May 1951 · *Cpl William F. Lyell 31 August 1951 · *PFC Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano 1 September 1951 · *PFC Charles H. Barker 4 June 1953 · *1Lt Richard T. Shea Jr. 6-8 July 1953*Posthumously awardedThe bronze buffalo was donated by the Quinn-Bradlee Family in memory of LTG William W. "Buffalo Bill" Quinn, who commanded the regiment in 1951 during the Korean War, and inspired the regiment to adopt the name, "Buffalo"This

monument was unveiled and dedicated on October 7, 2005,by Stewart N. Rothman, PresidentEinar Ingman, Foundation Secretary/Treasurer Richard Whitson, Foundation Board ChairmanNeil Young, Association Vice-PresidentJim Rohr, Association Board ChairmanGeorge Harvey, Association TreasurerDon Shook, Association SecretaryJohn Strube, ChaplainBoard MembersGil Isham, Bruce Frazer, Richard Rosa, Douglas Bell, Arnold Prather, Robert WardenHon. Colonel of the Regiment, BG Ted Mataxis Hon. Sgt. Major of the Regiment, Larry Haynes
HM NumberHM24II
Year Placed2005
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 692698 N 3582793
Decimal Degrees32.36550000, -84.95191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.93', W 84° 57.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 55.8" N, 84° 57' 6.9000000000001" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 307-349 Baltzell Ave, Fort Benning GA 31905, US
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