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.
- Maintained by: KenR Jr.
- Added: 31 Dec 2000
- Find a Grave Memorial 19263
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Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/19263/unknown_soldiers_of_fort_bellefontaine_memorial : accessed ), memorial page for Unknown Soldiers of Fort Bellefontaine Memorial (unknown–unknown), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19263, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by KenR Jr. (contributor 49966516) .