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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
 
Inscription.

Erected A.D. 1912 by the
People of Sedgwick County, Kansas
in memory of the
Union Soldiers and Sailors
of the Civil War

The Union is perpetual
Abraham Lincoln

Let us have peace
Gen. Grant

If any man attempts to
haul down the American flag
shoot him on the spot
John A. Dix

Grand Army of the Republic
Fraternity Charity Loyalty
——————
The Sedgwick County Soldiers
and Sailors Civil War Monument
Built 1912-1913
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the National Park Service,
United States Department of the Interior
November 1998
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history
of the United States of America

 
Erected 1912 by the People of Sedgwick County.
 
Location. 37° 41.62′ N, 97° 20.253′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Central Avenue near Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Memorial is on the south grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 North Main Street, Wichita KS 67203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Looking NE, with county courthouse in background
 
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Cheney on Wichita State Basketball (a few steps from this marker); The Historic Sedgwick County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); White Castle (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fifty Star Flag (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forty-Eight Star Flag (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forty-Five Star Flag (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Flag (approx. half a mile away); Thirty-Four Star Flag (1861) (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Wichita.
 
Also see . . .  Sedgwick County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial National Register Nomination. (Submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Dedication Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Dedication
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial G.A.R. Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
4. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial G.A.R.
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
5. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Quotes from Lincoln and Grant
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
6. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Quote from John A. Dix
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial G.A.R. Emblem Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
7. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial G.A.R. Emblem
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial S.V. Emblem Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
8. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial S.V. Emblem
Now known as Sons of Union Veterans
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial A.S.V. Emblem Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
9. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial A.S.V. Emblem
Now the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Infantry Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
10. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Infantry
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Cavalry Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
11. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Cavalry
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Artillery Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
12. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Artillery
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial US Navy Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
13. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial US Navy
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial "Liberty" Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
14. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial "Liberty"
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial NRHP Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
15. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial NRHP Marker
 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Restoration Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
16. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Restoration
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 252 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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