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Pawnee Rock in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Nehemiah Carson

1826 - 1846

 
 
Nehemiah Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
1. Nehemiah Carson Marker
Inscription.

Private
Company G 1st Regiment
Missouri Mounted Infantry
Mexican War

Pvt Carson died of some unknown illness
at this point on July 13, 1846
and was buried on the following day

 
Location. 38° 16.323′ N, 98° 58.897′ W. Marker is in Pawnee Rock, Kansas, in Barton County. Click for map. Marker is near the east face of Pawnee Rock, at Pawnee Rock State Historical Site, off SW 112th Avenue/Center Street. Marker is in this post office area: Pawnee Rock KS 67567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Along Came the Line of Wagons" (a few steps from this marker); "A Point of Red Rocks" (a few steps from this marker); "A Rallying Point for the Indians" (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); William Becknell (within shouting distance of this marker); “One of the Grandest Sights Ever Beheld” (within shouting distance of this marker); Marking the Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pawnee Rock.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American
 
Nehemiah Carson Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2012
2. Nehemiah Carson Marker
Pawnee Rock behind marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 10 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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