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Newton in Harvey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Unknown Dead of the Civil War

 
 
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

Erected to the
memory of
The Unknown Dead
1861 - 1865

 
Erected 1911 by Women's Relief Corps Tent No. 71.
 
Location. 38° 3.007′ N, 97° 20.557′ W. Marker is in Newton, Kansas, in Harvey County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Oak Street, on the left when traveling east on Broadway. Click for map. Monument is in Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newton KS 67114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); Coastal Defense Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Savings and Loan Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1871 Water Well Memorial (approx. mile away); Newton Carnegie Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bernhard Warkentin (approx. half a mile away); Mennonite Settler (approx. 0.8 miles away); Turkey Red Wheat (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newton.
 
Also see . . .  Military Park, Newton, Kansas. (Submitted on March 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Dedication Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Dedication
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial
Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #1880 in background
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
4. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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