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Melvern in Osage County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Melvern Civil War Tribute

 
 
Melvern Civil War Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 2, 2009
1. Melvern Civil War Tribute Marker
Inscription.  A tribute to those patriots who sleep in Southern graves uncoffined, unshrouded and unknown.
 
Erected 1888 by Woman's Relief Corps.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 30.25′ N, 95° 42.43′ W. Marker is in Melvern, Kansas, in Osage County. Memorial is on NW Emporia Street 0.2 miles east of South California Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Melvern KS 66510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Melvern Community Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); J. W. Dick-Peddie (approx. 3.7 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 7˝ miles away); Olive Ann Mellor Beech (approx. 9.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.9 miles away); City of Lebo (approx. 10.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Melvern.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in the middle of the Melvern Cemetery which is west of the town of Melvern Ks. The same inscription is on both the west and south sides of the marker - no other inscriptions on the marker.
 
Also see . . .  National Woman's Relief Corps
Melvern Civil War Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 2, 2009
2. Melvern Civil War Tribute Marker
This photo is of the inscription on the south side of the tribute.
. This link is to the National Woman's Relief Corps which continues from the original organization. (Submitted on August 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Melvern Civil War Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 2, 2009
3. Melvern Civil War Tribute Marker
Tribute and flagpole.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,053 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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