Kit Carson Chapel and Fort Lyon National Cemetery

First established in 1868 as a U.S. Army post by Captain William H. Penrose3rd U.S. Infantry, in Bent County, Colorado. Named after Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon (Cullum 1069), who was the first Union General killed in the U.S. Civil War, 10 Aug 1861, in the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. This post was abandoned in 1889. (FortWiki) Captured by: Drone Bros, LLC

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