Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
People of Sedgwick County, Kansas
in memory of the
Union Soldiers and Sailors
of the Civil War
The Union is perpetual
Let us have peace
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
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the National Park Service,
United States Department of the Interior
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. 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.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 371 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.