ELMER BABCOCK

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
People
Location
1040 County Route 8, Pharsalia, NY
Lat/Long
42.556646, -75.717359
Grant Recipient
Chenango County Historian
Historic Marker

ELMER BABCOCK

Inscription

ELMER BABCOCK
BORN 1854
TOWN OF PHARSALIA
SERVED IN US 7TH CAVALRY
DIED JUNE 25, 1876
BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2014

Elmer Babcock was 21 years old when he enlisted in the United States Army. He was killed in action one year later at the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass or Custer’s Last Stand, in Montana. He is buried at Last Stand Hill, on the Little Bighorn Battlefield.