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Waynesville in Pulaski County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Waynesville Fort

1862-1865

 
 
Waynesville Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Snoop Dorky Dork, August 1, 2009
1. Waynesville Fort Marker
Inscription. June 7, 1862, Union Forces (the 13th Missouri Militia) under Col. Sigel, marched into Waynesville. They assumed control of several Counties and built a Fort here on this spot overlooking the town, to guard the road and telegraph wires between St. Louis and Springfield, supply route to the Army of the West, for the duration of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1970 by Pulaski County Historical Society and Museum.
 
Location. 37° 49.616′ N, 92° 12.038′ W. Marker is in Waynesville, Missouri, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Street and DeWitt Street, on the right when traveling east on Fort Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville MO 65583, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pulaski County (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Stage Coach Stop (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Waynesville Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Snoop Dorky Dork, August 1, 2009
2. Waynesville Fort Marker
 
 
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