Fort Logan National Cemetery

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Fort Logan National Cemetery
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Fort Logan National Cemetery
Details
Established 1887
Location Denver, Colorado
Country United States
Coordinates 39°38′50″N 105°02′42″W / 39.64722°N 105.04500°W / 39.64722; -105.04500Coordinates: 39°38′50″N 105°02′42″W / 39.64722°N 105.04500°W / 39.64722; -105.04500
Type United States National Cemetery
Size 214 acres (87 ha)
No. of graves 122,000
Website Official
Find a Grave Fort 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.

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 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[edit]

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Wreaths placed at headstones.

Gallery[edit]

Fort Logan National Cemetery Map

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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". Denver Post. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  5. ^ http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/faxpmc.asp

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