Caney in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Captain Richard C. Mason
PeaRidge Battleﬁeld Arkansas 1862
Near this monument March 8, 1862, Captain Richard C. Mason of the 16th Arkansas Cavalry and [sic] was severly [sic] wounded and his horse killed. Mason was rescued by Frank Colbert a Chickasaw. Mason served for the duration of the war, and received an honorable discharge. He died July 27, 1897 at the Soldiers Home at Little Rock Arkansas, and is burried [sic] there in the Confederate Cemetry [sic].
Location. 37° 1.041′ N, 95° 55.773′ W. Marker is in Caney, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is in Sunny Side Cemetery, along the main entrance road about 500 feet north of Taylor Avenue. McGee Street (US Hwy 75) runs along the eastern boundary of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Caney KS 67333, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jappa Mason (here, next to this marker); Richard Colbert Mason (here, next to this marker); “Walking Stick” Cannon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caney War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Black Dog Trail Campsite (approx. 0.4 miles away); George H. Wark 1878 - 1974 World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bell's Trading Post and Village Water Well (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Caney.
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