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Though this cemetery IS NOT in Prowers County, the link is included here as an important resource for anyone who might be researching an ancestor who had military service. This cemetery is located at the Colorado State Veterans Center, once known as the Old Soldiers and Sailors Home.
Rio Grande County Cemeteries
Scroll down to Homelake Cemetery and click on the appropriate link.
1899 Muster Roll and Officer's Reports for the Colorado Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Included in the muster roll is the name, rank, company & regiment, birthplace, age, last residence, and remarks (if died, discharged, placed in insane asylum, etc.) Included in the Officer's reports is Quartermaster report, Commander, President, Adjutant and Surgeon (which includes who died in the year and of what they died).
Homelake, Colorado -- Soldiers and Sailors Home
Colorado State List-Korean Conflict (NARA)
Colorado State List-Korean Conflict (NARA) - More Names
National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO
Air Force Records: (314)538-4243
Army Records: (314)538-4261
Navy, Marine, Coast Guard Records: (314)538-4141
E-mail for general information only, no e-mail requests for records:
National Cemetery System
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20420
Web site: http://www.va.gov/cemetery/index.htm
For Vets Homepage
The National WWII Memorial Homepage
The Viet Nam Veterans War Memorial
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System: U.S. Colored Troops
The American Civil War Homepage
Kit Carson: American Hero-online article from Wild West-April, 1999
The Wynkoop Web Archives
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