Fort Lyon National Cemetery, Las Animas

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Fort Lyon National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located near the city of Las Animas in Bent County, Colorado. It encompasses 51.9 acres (21.0 hectares) and as of 2014 had 2,556 interments. It is administered by the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver County, Colorado.
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  • In the 1860s and 1870s, Fort Lyon was a most important place in Southeast Colorado.From here, the infamous Col. Chivington marched his cavalry to the Sand Creek where he massacred a peaceful Cheyenne....  more »
  • I was contacted by a classmate wondering if I would go to Fort Lyon and see if his father's headstone was in place yet. I went to the name search book and found the location listed, walked straight.....  more »

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