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Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Cow Creek Skirmish

Near This Site

 

—Oct. 23, 1864 —

 
Cow Creek Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 24, 2011
1. Cow Creek Skirmish Marker
Inscription.

In Memory of the Fallen

 
Erected 2011.
 
Location. 37° 25.967′ N, 94° 42.767′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on Bypass U.S. 69/160 0.6 miles north of 20th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Crawford County Historical Society, accessed by the Frontage Road to the west of the US Hwy 69 Bypass. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsburg Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel (a few steps from this marker); H. R. Brown's Grocery Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Green Elm School, District 41 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuller American Legion Post #64 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); All American Veterans (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Paul B. Leffler Rotary Park (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cow Creek Skirmish Details Recounted. (Submitted on November 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Near This Site.
Cow Creek Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 24, 2011
2. Cow Creek Skirmish Marker
At Crawford County Historical Society
(Submitted on November 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Cow Creek Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2015
3. Cow Creek Skirmish Marker
This marker, with same text, replaced the original marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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