Fort Logan National Cemetery

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Fort Logan National Cemetery
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Fort Logan National Cemetery
Details
Established1887
Location
CountryUnited States
Coordinates39°38′49″N 105°02′53″W / 39.64694°N 105.04806°W / 39.64694; -105.04806Coordinates: 39°38′49″N 105°02′53″W / 39.64694°N 105.04806°W / 39.64694; -105.04806
TypeUnited States National Cemetery
Size214 acres (87 ha)
No. of graves>148,000
WebsiteOfficial
Find a GraveFort Logan National Cemetery

Fort Logan National Cemetery is a United States 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. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016.

Fort Logan National Cemetery Map
A street in Fort Logan National Cemetery during Memorial Day weekend

History[edit]

Fort Logan itself was established on October 31, 1887, and was in continuous use until 1946 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[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Cemeteries – Fort Logan National Cemetery
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