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Josephine Anderson

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. Josephine Anderson Marker
Inscription.

Killed in collapse of
Union Prison
August 13, 1863
Age 14

 
Location. 39° 4.479′ N, 94° 34.836′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Click for map. Marker is in Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieutenant Joseph Boggs (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Pierce Fisk (about 300 feet away); John C. McCoy (about 400 feet away); Mary A. Barnett Hale (about 400 feet away); Col. William Miles Chick (about 400 feet away); George Caleb Bingham (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Regarding Josephine Anderson. Josephine was a younger sister of "Bloody Bill" Anderson, a guerrilla who often fought under William Quantrill. A week after the collapse, Quantrill and his men sacked the town of Lawrence, Kansas.
 
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Also see . . .
Josephine Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. Josephine Anderson Marker
Walking Tour Stop No. 25

1. Mystery still surrounds 1863 jail collapse, deaths. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Excerpt from Encyclopedia of the American Civil War. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Josephine. Who's Josephine?. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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