Carthage in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Park Cemetery GAR Memorial
Soldiers Rest! Thy warfare o'er
Sleep the sleep that knows no waking
Dream of battlefields no more
On Fames eternal camping ground
Their silent tents are spread
And glory guards with solumn round
The Bivovac of the Dead
To care for him who shall have bourne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan - Lincoln
Erected to the memory of the Union Soldiers and Sailors of 1861 - 1865 by their Comrades and Friends
Erected 1906 by Stanton Post No. 16 Carthage Mo.
Location. 37° 10.307′ N, 94° 19.786′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker can be reached from Baker Boulevard 0.2 miles north of Chestnut Street. Click for map. This monument is in the middle of the Park Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 S Baker Boulevard, Carthage MO 64836, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Carthage Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Eliel Lanyon (E.L.) Dale (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam Memorial For Casualties From Missouri (approx. 0.9 miles away); Osage War (approx. 1.1 miles away); Charles Pollard Wood (approx. 1.1 miles away); Battle of Carthage (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Carthage (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carthage.
Also see . . .
1. Lady of the Lake. This is the excerpt of the Poem listed under Meade.
2. Bivouac of the Dead. Excerpt of the poem listed under Grant
3. History of the Lincoln Quote. The Lincoln quote is from the Second Inaugural and is the motto of the VA.
4. Website to the City of Carthage.
5. Service Record of the 11th Missouri Cavalry.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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