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Waynesville in Pulaski County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Waynesville Fort

1862-1865

 
 
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By Snoop Dorky Dork, August 1, 2009
1. Waynesville Fort Marker
Inscription.  June 7, 1862, Union Forces (the 13th Missouri Militia) under Col. Sigel, marched into Waynesville. They assumed control of several Counties and built a Fort here on this spot overlooking the town, to guard the road and telegraph wires between St. Louis and Springfield, supply route to the Army of the West, for the duration of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1970 by Pulaski County Historical Society and Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 7, 1862.
 
Location. 37° 49.616′ N, 92° 12.038′ W. Marker is in Waynesville, Missouri, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Street and DeWitt Street, on the right when traveling east on Fort Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesville MO 65583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pulaski County (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rigsby House and Standard Oil Station (about 800 feet away); Discover a Hidden History (about 800 feet away); Old Stage Coach Stop (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Trail of Tragedy
Waynesville Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Snoop Dorky Dork, August 1, 2009
2. Waynesville Fort Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); A Resting Place for the Weary (approx. 0.2 miles away); What is the Trail of Tears? (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Road Through History (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2009, by Snoop Dorky Dork of Waynesville, Missouri. This page has been viewed 1,522 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Snoop Dorky Dork of Waynesville, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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