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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

Lest We Forget

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
1. Civil War Memorial
Looking north toward Broadway
Inscription.

Erected and dedicated by
Ira D. Brougher
Department Commander
to
Pap Thomas Post No. 52
Grand Army of the Republic
Department of Kansas
Veterans of the War of
1861 - 1865

[Honor Roll of Post No. 52 Members]

[Honor Roll of Commanders]

 
Erected 1915 by Department of Kansas, Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 38° 21.969′ N, 98° 45.868′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Main Street (U.S. 281), on the right when traveling east on Broadway. Click for map. Monument is on the north grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Main Street, Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Streetscape (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Kilby (within shouting distance of this marker); ATSF Locomotive No. 3416 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oscar Micheaux (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
2. Civil War Memorial Dedication
(approx. 2 miles away); Site of Fort Zarah (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fort Zarah (approx. 2.8 miles away); Van Wingerden's Crew (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Commanders image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
3. Civil War Memorial Commanders
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
4. Civil War Memorial
Post No. 52 Roster, 1915
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
5. Civil War Memorial
Post No. 52 Roster, 1915
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
6. Civil War Memorial
Post No. 52 Roster, 1915
Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 20, 2012
7. Civil War Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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