Kossuth in Des Moines County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Yellow Spring Township Civil War Monument
from Yellow Spring
Township who died
in the service of their country, and their comrades.
Dedicated July 4, 1866
Wm. F. Long Mort E. Higgerson John Nelson Thos. S. Canfield S. S. Perry John E. Sheppard Geo. W. True John T. Earnest Patk. Ward Geo. W. Harris John Bain
Jas. O. Swank John B. Berry Wm. Henderson Oliver H. Davis Sylvester Bain A. B. Gillmore John Bantle E. T. Huling Marcus Crawford A. F. Larkin Geo. H. Hully G. J. Ries Benj. F. Hedges Wm. Stewart Giddeon Hedges Geo. Wilson Webster M. King Thos. F. Ramsey
11th Iowa Inf. Co. F
Co. C 16th Iowa Inf.
Sam F. Paisley
Co. C. 39th Inf.
Isaac Power Hugh Henderson Abraham McCullough
Co. G. 45th Iowa Inf.
Silas G. King Chas. Blake
Co. I 1st Eng. Reg. Mov.
John P. Anderson
Co. F 16th Illinois Inf.
Co. D 8th Iowa Cav.
Co. I. 6th Inf.
John A. Hannum Wm. W. Sutherland Henry Leuty Wm. F. Swank Merritt Jamison Ira Linton Chas. B. Shipman Horatio P. Jackson Chas. Fleming
Wm. M. Vanzant
2nd Iowa Cav. Co. K
John H. Scott John Ogle John Bridwell John Braden
Jas. R. Barnes Perry W. Johnson Saml. G. Vannice Patterson M. Tennant Saml. B. Jackson Geo. D. Barnes John T. Stathers
Co. K. 14th Iowa Ine.
Lawrence H.G. Bruce Arthur Bridges Benj. Baker Wm. Leuty Jas. Mcclure
H. D. Leonard Jason A. Hurd Ferdinand Gillett Jas. D. Welch Henry S. Littler Wm. H. Agler
11th U.S. Inf.
Saml. H. Creighton Isaac Williams Jr.
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil.
Location. 41° 0.539′ N, 91° 8.207′ W. Marker is in Kossuth, Iowa, in Des Moines County. Memorial can be reached from Main Street, 0.1 miles north of Mediapolis Road (County Road H38), on the left when traveling north. Monument is located in Kossuth Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mediapolis IA 52637, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Des Moines County Freedom Rock Features (approx. 1½ miles away); Norma Jean Elephant (approx. 10.9 miles away in Illinois); Henderson County Covered Bridge (approx. 12.6 miles away in Illinois); Snake Alley (approx. 13.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Monument. This very old memorial is dedicated to Civil War soldiers from Yellow Spring Township. It is a 15 foot monument with 64 soldier inscriptions. It was dedicated on July 4, 1866 and is in outstanding condition considering its age. Kossuth is a small town less than a mile east of Mediapolis. Take Main Street and the monument is in Memorial Park just before you reach the cemetery. (Submitted on September 15, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Kossuth Civil War Memorial. Located in the park south of Kossuth Cemetery. (Submitted on September 15, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 15, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.