Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fort Lewis College is a public liberal arts college in Durango, Colorado. The original site of Fort Lewis College began 16 miles southwest of its present location back in 1880. Set up originally as a Military Fort for the 22nd Regimental Infantry which occupied the land from 1880-1891. No major campaigns were waged nor battles fought by the troops at Fort Lewis. On May 28, 1891, the secretary of war approved the army's recommendation to abandon Fort Lewis and on August 27, 1891 abandonment began. the bodies of military personnel were exhumed and moved to Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, NE. Troops marched out in September and a custodian was hired to care for buildings.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136517515
  • 9786136517513