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 Unknown Soldiers of Fort Bellefontaine Memorial

Unknown Soldiers of Fort Bellefontaine Memorial

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Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 19263 · View Source
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Memorial to the unknown soldiers who died while in camp between 1808 & 1826 at Fort Bellefontaine, which was on the Missouri River bluffs near St. Louis. In 1828 the cantonment was closed & the troops removed to Jefferson Barracks. The remains of the officers & soldiers were reinterred in Jefferson Barracks Cemetery by the U.S. Government April 15, 1904. This large red granite boulder & plaque was donated by the Daughters of the Revolution & was erected by the St. Louis Chapter.


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19263
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Unknown Soldiers of Fort Bellefontaine Memorial (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19263, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .