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Baxter Springs in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Tour

 
 
Civil War Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
1. Civil War Tour Marker
Inscription.  In a field to the east, Blunt's military band wagon overturned while trying to escape the guerillas. The bandsmen were shot and their bodies were burned in the wagon. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kansas, Baxter Springs Civil War Tour series list.
 
Location. 37° 2.289′ N, 94° 44.422′ W. Marker is in Baxter Springs, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on North Willow Avenue north of West A Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 N Willow Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baxter Springs Massacre (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baxter Springs Massacre 1863 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baxter Springs, Kansas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baxter Springs Massacre Burial Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Baxter (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Baxter Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle For Fort Blair
Civil War Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
2. Civil War Tour Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Blair West Breastworks (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baxter Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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