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Newton in Harvey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Unknown Dead of the Civil War

 
 
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  
Erected to the
memory of
The Unknown Dead
1861 - 1865

 
Erected 1911 by Women's Relief Corps Tent No. 71.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 3.007′ N, 97° 20.557′ W. Marker is in Newton, Kansas, in Harvey County. Memorial is at the intersection of Broadway and Oak Street, on the left when traveling east on Broadway. Monument is in Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton KS 67114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); Coastal Defense Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); John Jacob Krehbiel Memorial Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Masonic Lodge (about 600 feet away); Anderson Book and Office Supply (about 700 feet away); Ragsdale Opera House (about 800 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Midland National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Also see . . .
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Dedication
 Military Park, Newton, Kansas. (Submitted on March 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial
Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #1880 in background
Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
4. Unknown Dead of the Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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