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Near 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 1870-71, the victims of the attack on Fort Blair and the Battle of Baxter Springs were disinterred from a site near the fort and reinterred in this newly designated national cemetery plot, officially National Cemetery #2. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kansas, Baxter Springs Civil War Tour, and the National Cemeteries series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 37° 1.924′ N, 94° 46.243′ W. Marker is near Baxter Springs, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Marker can be reached from West Avenue (U.S. 166). Marker is located in the Soldiers' Lot at Baxter Springs Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 166 West Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baxter Springs Soldiers' Lot (here, next to this marker); Baxter Springs Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Civil War Tour (approx. 1.7 miles away); Johnston Public Library
Civil War Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
2. Civil War Tour Marker
Marker is located in the Soldiers' Lot section of Baxter Springs Cemetery.
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Baxter Springs Massacre (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Baxter Springs Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); Baxter Springs Massacre 1863 (approx. 2 miles away); Baxter Springs, Kansas (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baxter Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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May. 14, 2021