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Clay Center in Clay County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of the
Vol. Defenders
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
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
2. Civil War Memorial Dedication
(approx. 8 miles away); 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 OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Epitaph image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
3. Civil War Memorial Epitaph
Civil War Memorial Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
4. Civil War Memorial Inscription
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 16 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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