Higginsville in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Lion of Lucerne
Our Confederate Dead
reverse of Memorial
1861 Gloria Victus 1865
Erected 1906 by Missouri Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 39° 5.923′ N, 93° 43.783′ W. Marker is in Higginsville, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker can be reached from Service Road 0.2 miles north of Business Missouri Highway 13, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This Marker is in the Confederate Cemetery - part of the Confederate Memorial State Park. This park used to be part of the Confederate Home for the Veterans. The last Veteran was 108 - John T Graves who died in 1950. Marker is in this post office area: Higginsville MO 64037, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Confederate Dead (a few steps from this marker); Confederate States of America - National Flags (a few steps from this marker); Confederate States of America - Battle Flags (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Memorial State Historic Site Confederate Home Chapel Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); Cottage Row [and] The Confederate Home Chapel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Confederate Home of Missouri (about 300 feet away); Confederate Soldiers' Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Higginsville.
More about this marker. This memorial is a copy of the Lion of Lucerne sculpture in France. The Confederate Seal replaces the French Seal
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Memorial State Park. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
2. Wikipedia site for William Quantrill. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
3. William Quantrill's Find a Grave Site. (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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