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Lexington in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Guibor's Battery

 
 
Guibor's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
1. Guibor's Battery Marker
Inscription.

From this spot
Captain Guibor's Battery
shelled the Federal troops entrenched
on Masonic College Hill
during the Battle of Lexington
September 18, 19, 20, 1861

 
Erected 1928 by Lafayette-Lexington Chapter, D.A.R. and Citizens of Lexington.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 11.187′ N, 93° 52.385′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and 19th Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in front of Groendyke Hall, on the Wentworth Military Academy campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1880 Washington Avenue, Lexington MO 64067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wentworth World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Library Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mount Vernon Foundation Stones (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Steamboat Saluda Disaster
Guibor's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
2. Guibor's Battery Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); William Morrison (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Lexington (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Lexington (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Lexington (MO) Battle Summary. (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Battle of Lexington (MO) State Historic Site. (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Battle of Lexington (MO) Recollections (1903). (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Battle of Lexington (MO) Entries in Civil War on the Western Border (KC Public Library). (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 19 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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