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Liberty in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

General Alexander William Doniphan

 
 
Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
1. Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Monument
Inscription.

Born in Mason Co. Ky.
July 3, 1808,
and died at Richmond Mo.
Aug. 8, 1887

An orator, jurist, statesman,
soldier and a Christian
———————
Colonel commanding the United
States troops at the battles of
Sacramento and Brazito
in the Mexican War.
A member of the Peace Congress
of 1861 from Missouri.
A lawyer for over fifty years
and a life without reproach.

 
Erected by the Doniphan Family.
 
Location. 39° 14.549′ N, 94° 25.449′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Missouri, in Clay County. Marker is on Shrader Street east of Gallatin Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Fairview Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty MO 64068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. John Thornton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lucy A. Ward Love (about 400 feet away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark Mural
Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
2. Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Monument
(approx. 0.3 miles away); First National Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Liberty Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Court House Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Liberty.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alexander W. Doniphan. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alexander Doniphan Bio. (Submitted on August 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American
 
Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
3. Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Monument
Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
4. Genl Alexander W. Doniphan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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