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Americus in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
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Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of our dead soldiers

In memory of our sisters who are gone.
 
Erected by Americus Post No. 249 G.A.R. and W.R.C. No. 158.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWomen.
 
Location. 38° 30.957′ N, 96° 14.497′ W. Marker is in Americus, Kansas, in Lyon County. Memorial is in Americus Cemetery, on Road G north of 245th Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Americus KS 66835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Garfield School Bell (approx. 6.7 miles away); John B. Anderson Memorial Library (approx. 7˝ miles away); Prairie Passages (approx. 7˝ miles away); Corky (approx. 7.8 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There…" (approx. 8 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 8.1 miles away); William Allen White House (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
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G.A.R. stands for Grand Army of the Republic, and W.R.C. stands for Woman's Relief Corps.
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
2. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
3. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
4. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
5. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
6. Civil War Memorial
In G.A.R. Section of cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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