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Spring Hill in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Rest Soldier Rest

 
 
Rest Soldier Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 27, 2008
1. Rest Soldier Rest Marker
Inscription.
The Flag they fought for
(American Flag)
To the memory of
our Unknown Dead
they sleep
on southern battlefields
and 'neath the ocean wave

 
Erected 1897 by General Curtis Relief Corps No. 28.
 
Location. 38° 44.808′ N, 94° 50.132′ W. Marker is in Spring Hill, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is on Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 W Lawrence Street, Spring Hill KS 66083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spring Hill Cemetery Veterans' Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trail Campground..To Farm..To Park (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Travelers (approx. 5.2 miles away); A Most Desirable Spot For Camping (approx. 5.2 miles away); Roads To The West (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lone Elm Park (approx. 5.3 miles away); Trails West (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lone Elm Campground (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This memorial is in the middle of the Spring Hill Cemetery. Along with the main memorial, there are about a dozen Civil War era veteran graves
Rest Soldier Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 27, 2008
2. Rest Soldier Rest Marker
in two rows north of the memorial. A lighted flagpole completes the memorial.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Rest Soldier Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 27, 2008
3. Rest Soldier Rest Marker
Photo with the Civil War era graves behind the memorial
Rest Soldier Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, December 27, 2008
4. Rest Soldier Rest Marker
Memorial with flagpole in front
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 830 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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