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Downs in Osborne County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Unknown Dead

 
 
Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of the unknown who died in defense of their country 1861-65
 
Erected 1903 by Ladies of the G.A.R.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 30.595′ N, 98° 33.177′ W. Marker is in Downs, Kansas, in Osborne County. Monument is near the flagpole in Downs Cemetery, along US Highway 24, on the west side of town. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Downs KS 67437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneers, O Pioneers (a few steps from this marker); Sod and Stubble (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Founding of Downs, Kansas (approx. 0.7 miles away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (approx. 6.4 miles away); Homestead of J. Gledhill (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downs.
 
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Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial
Looking NNW
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Sep. 22, 2023