Clay Center in Clay County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Civil War Memorial
of the Union
1861 - 1865
The men in whose honor this
monument was erected were led
by the fires of liberty.
They fought for no North,
no South, no East, no West, but for
One Glorious and United Country
Erected 1911 by Phil Sheridan Post No. 88, G.A.R. by Public Subscription.
Location. 39° 22.595′ N, 97° 7.545′ W. Marker is in Clay Center, Kansas, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and 5th Street, on the left when traveling east on Lincoln Avenue. Click for map. Memorial is on the Clay County Courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 712 5th Street, Clay Center KS 67432, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clay County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); M60 Tank (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clay Center Municipal Band Shell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Better Homes & Gardens' Highest Community Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Swedesburg Swedish Evangelical First Lutheran Church Cemetery Founders of St. John's Parish in 1874 (approx. 11.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 11.2 miles away).
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.