Near La Russell in Lawrence County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Cave Springs’ Cemetery Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Union Soldiers & Citizens of Cave Spring and Bowers' Mill Whose Lives Were Lost in the Defence of Their Homes During the Terrible Civil War in Southwest Missouri 1861 - 1865
76th Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia
Cave Spring School
Co. D - Capt. Green C. Stotts
Biddlecome, John Pvt. 10/27/1862 DOD • Cooper, William Pvt. 1/24/1862 Died • Degraffenreid, John Pvt. 03/19/1863 KIA • Downey, George Pvt. 11/01/1862 KIA • Hoswaw, Stephen Pvt. 11/01/1862 KIA • Lawrence, Franklin Pvt. 10/29/1862 KIA • McGehee, Asa P. Pvt. 11/21/1862 DOD • Moore, George Pvt. 12/25/1862 DOD • Porter, Esquire 10/11/1862 KIA • Young, Riley Pvt. 09/06/1862 KIA • Gaither, Ephriam 2nd Lt Co. C 11/21/1862 KIA
Capt. Henry Fisher
Capt. Thomas Stemmons
Baker, Peter Pvt. 07/20/1864 • Blake, John K. 07/20/1864 KIA • Buck, William Pvt. 01/29/1863 KIA • Clark, Orange 07/20/1864 KIA • Fisher, David
7th Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia
Capt. Green C. Stotts
Capt. Thomas Stemmons
Alexander, Absalom Pvt. 11/26/1863 Death • Arthur, Austia L. Corp. 11/23/1863 DOW • Crawford, Stephen Pvt. 10/29/1864 KIA • Estes, Thomas Pvt. Died • Henson, Thomas C. Pvt. 09/07/1864 KIA • Jackson, Robert V. Pvt. 06/01/1863 Death • Lawrence, Alfred Pvt. 07/04/1864 KIA • Lowry, James Pvt. 04/12/1864 DOD • Morris, John W. Pvt. 04/16/1864 Died • Sly, Levi Pvt. 1863 KIA • Wilkinson, John 05/02/1863 Died
15th Regiment Cavalry Missouri Volunteers
Commander - Capt. Green C. Stotts
Dunkle, George Pvt. 09/14/1864 KIA • Guthrie, Richard Pvt. 09/14/1864 KIA • White, John Pvt. 09/14/1864 KIA
Sarah Alexander 10/05/1863 • Richard Price Anderson 10/19/1862 • Dr. Daniel D. Beck 09/30/1864 • Linzey S. Beck 09/30/1864 • Dr. J. M. Stemmons 03/08/1862 • James H. Colley 06/16/1862 • Charlotte Colley 06/16/1862 Age 6 • Laban T. Fullerton 05/24/1865 • James M. Hunbard 09/14/1864 • Josiah Sparks 09/14/1864
"Poor is the Nation that has no Heroes - Shameful is the Nation that has Them and Forgets"
Erected 2009 by Eastern Jasper County Historic Sites Association.
Location. 37° 6.675′ N, 94° 3.827′ W. Marker is near La Russell, Missouri, in Lawrence County. Marker is on County Route 4 one mile north of Dogwood Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Russell MO 64848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sarcoxie, Missouri (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sarcoxie Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 15.8 miles away); Christopher G. Stark Memorial (approx. 15.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 15.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Cave Springs' Memorial Dedication. Article from the Joplin Globe regarding this Memorial and its Dedication. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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