Memorial: M5959

Memorial at Odd Fellow Rural Cemetery, Salem, Oregon, USA commemorating Lieutenant Frederick G. Schwatka d. 1892

Location

Odd Fellow Rural Cemetery, Salem, Oregon, USA, Rest of the World

Transcript

'LIEUT. / F.G. SCHWATKA / 3RD U.S. CAV. / DIED / NOV 2 1892 / EXPLORER'

Details

Type: headstone
Materials: Stone

People

Schwatka, Frederick Gustavus
Age:
Date of Death: 2/11/1892
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant US Army
Organisation: United States Army

Extra

Notes: Commander of a Franklin Search Expedition.
Bibliography: Ronald Savitt 'F.G. Schwatka's headstone', 'Polar Record' vol 43, no. 226, 2007