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Brig. Gen. Hugh T. Reid

Brig. Gen. Hugh T. Reid, bronze relief portrait

Brig. Gen. Hugh T. Reid, bronze relief portrait

NPS Image

Cost: $200 for bronze

by Federal Government

Sculptor: Anton Schaaf

Erected: September 1915

Location: Grant Avenue,
25 yards west
of Kansas State Memorial

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.