Erik H. Olafsson Eagle Scout Project, Union, Utah
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N 40° 36.576 W 111° 50.930
12T E 428191 N 4495766
Quick Description: This monument is the Eagle Scout project for Erik H. Olafsson, and is located in the historic Union Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (established in 1851).
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2010 12:00:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMA2N6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CO Admin
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Long Description:
This monument commemorates a war is this nearly overlooked by most historians and Americans:

The text on the monument reads:

"Mexican War
U.S. Mormon Battalion
In Memory of the brave men of the Mormon Battalion who died along the trail from Iowa to California in 1846-1848, and lie in unknown graves.
Eagle Scout Project Erik H. Olafsson-1993"

More informaton is available regarding this war:
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Name of Eagle Scout: Erik H. Olafsson

Project Completion Date: 1/1/1993

Troop Number: Not listed

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