Samuel Turner Shepperd

Samuel Turner Shepperd (HM1RC8)

Location: Leavenworth, KS 66027 Leavenworth County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 21.078', W 94° 55.817'

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Samuel Turner Shepperd,
son of Honorable A. H. Shepperd
of North Carolina.
Died at Fort Leavenworth,
K. T. June 27, 1855
Aged 24 yrs, 3 mos.
He graduated at West Point in June 1854, entered the army as Brevet 2nd Lieut, 2nd Infantry and was promoted 2nd Lieut in the 2nd Dragoons Mar 3rd 1855, and whilst thus[?] far on his way to join his company, then on a campaign against the Sioux Indians, was cut down in the bloom of manhood and buoyancy of hope and promise by the "Destroyer." A faithful Soldier, he died at his post with his armor on.
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HM NumberHM1RC8
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 333676 N 4357538
Decimal Degrees39.35130000, -94.93028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.078', W 94° 55.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 4.68" N, 94° 55' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)913
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Ironwood, Leavenworth KS 66027, US
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