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Sergeant Floyd was the only one to die on the Corps of Discovery 3 year exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. He died on Aug. 20th, 1804. The Floyd Memorial Assoc. was formed in 1895 to honor and erect a memorial to S. Floyd. The 100ft (30m) was erected on the 96th anniversary of his death in 1900. In 1960 the monument was added to the list of National Historic Landmarks.
The memorial commemorates the fallen cavalry of the cavalry school of Saumur (L'Ecole de Cavalerie de Saumur). It is across the street from the school.
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