Capt. Joseph R. Walker
Alhambra Cemetery, Martinez
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Additional Info : Joseph R. Walker

CAPT. JOSEPH R. WALKER

THIS MONUMENT ERECTED IN HONOR OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS AS A SOLDIER,
MOUNTAIN MAN, AND EXPLORER WHO THROUGH HIS EFFORTS AND THOSE
OF HIS BREED SUCH AS JIM BRIDGER, THOMAS FITZPATRICK, JEDEDIAH SMITH,
HELPED EXPLORE AND OPEN THE WAY TO THE WEST. THERE ARE MANY AREAS
THROUGH THE WEST THAT BEAR THE WALKER NAME DUE TO HIS EFFORTS.
CAPT. WALKER IS BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY.

THIS MONUMENT DEDICATED TO CAPT. JOSEPH R. WALKER
ON THIS 10TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 1988
BY THE JOAQUIN MURRIETA CHAPTER NO. 13
E CLAMPUS VITUS