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Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Cow Creek Skirmish

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— Oct. 23, 1864 —

 
 
Cow Creek Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 24, 2011
1. Cow Creek Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of the Fallen
 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 23, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 25.967′ N, 94° 42.767′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Memorial is on Bypass U.S. 69/160, 0.6 miles north of 20th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of the Crawford County Historical Society, accessed by the Frontage Road to the west of the US Hwy 69 Bypass. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsburg Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel (a few steps from this marker); H. R. Brown's Grocery Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Green Elm School, District 41 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuller American Legion Post #64 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); All American Veterans (approx. 1.4 miles away);
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The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Paul B. Leffler Rotary Park (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Cow Creek, Kansas. The Arkansas in the Civil War Message Board - Archive of topic threads (Submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Cow Creek Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 24, 2011
2. Cow Creek Skirmish Marker
At Crawford County Historical Society
Cow Creek Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2015
3. Cow Creek Skirmish Marker
This marker, with same text, replaced the original marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on June 26, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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