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Fort Logan National Cemetery

Fort Logan National Cemetery
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Details
Established 1887
Location Denver, Colorado
Country United States
Coordinates
Type United States National Cemetery
Size 214 acres (87 ha)
Number of graves 122,000
Website Official
Find a Grave Fort Logan National Cemetery

Fort Logan National Cemetery is a National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado. Fort Logan was named after Union General John A. Logan, commander of US Volunteer forces during the American Civil War. It contains 214 acres (87 ha) and has over 122,000 interments as of 2014.

A street in Fort Logan National Cemetery during Memorial Day weekend

Contents

  • History 1
  • Notable burials 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Fort Logan itself was established on October 31, 1887, and was in continuous use until 1960 when most of the acreage except for the cemetery was turned over to the state of Colorado. The national cemetery was created in 1950.

Notable burials

[5]

Gallery

Fort Logan National Cemetery Map

References

  1. ^ a b c Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Cemeteries – Fort Logan National Cemetery
  2. ^ Hees, Randy (2008-04-07). "Richard Kindig". Railway Preservation News. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Richard Kindig Passes Away". DRGW.net. 2008-04-07. Retrieved 2008-04-11. 
  4. ^ Davidson, Joanne (2013-01-13). "Tuskegee Airman Fitzroy "Buck" Newsum, 94, persevered to be a pilot".  
  5. ^ http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/faxpmc.asp

External links

  • Fort Logan National Cemetery website
  • Gravesite Locator (for all national cemeteries)
  • Friends of Historic Fort Logan
  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) No. CO-2, "Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 South Sheridan Boulevard, Denver, Denver, CO"
  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fort Logan National Cemetery
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