There’s a book with the names of the dead in it on a counter in the small information building.
The white gravestones stretch in all directions.
Fort McPherson, outside of Maxwell, Nebraska, and easily reached from Highway I-80 caught me entirely by surprise. Dale and I were laughing about going back to Grand Island to try to locate the confluence of the North and South Platte rivers, but on a lark, we decided to go to Fort McPherson first, not realizing what we’d find there.
Then we came over a small hill and saw what we’d find there.