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Catalog Number 2014.088.10
Object Name Report
Reference code US SPHi 2014.088.10
Scope & Content Old Settlers Cemetery - interments and disinterments. Letter dated May 5, 1961, from the Office of the Quartermaster General of the Department of the Army in response to a request from Lt. Colonel Eben L. Webber. Letter states that the first serviceman interred in the Fort Preble cemetery was on November 22, 1870. Over time, the remains of 21 people - service people and their families - were interred in the cemetery. In September 1917, the remains were disinterred and reinterred in the Fort McKinley Post Cemetery, Maine. The cemetery was closed in June 1952, at which time the remains were removed to Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, Long Island, New York.
Date 1961
Search Terms Old Settlers' Cemetery
Fort Preble
Subjects Cemeteries
Site # 112
Site Name Old Settlers Cemetery