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Near Pleasanton in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lieutenant Colonel Frederick W. Benteen Memorial Bridge

 
 
Lieutenant Colonel Frederick W. Benteen Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2014
1. Lieutenant Colonel Frederick W. Benteen Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of those who served to preserve the Union during the Civil War, 1861-1865

This bridge was donated and installed to provide access to the main ford of Mine Creek

April 2005

 
Erected 2005 by Department of Kansas, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 8.244′ N, 94° 43.358′ W. Marker is near Pleasanton, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker is about one-half mile south of the Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site Visitor Center and about 400 feet NW of Mine Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasanton KS 66075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Hurra for Kansas!" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Mine Creek (about 500 feet away); Chaos at the Crossing (about 700 feet away); Cavalry Horses
Lt Col Frederick W. Benteen Memorial Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2014
2. Lt Col Frederick W. Benteen Memorial Bridge and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nursing the Wounded (approx. 0.4 miles away); Conclusion of Price Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Charge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasanton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site KS. (Submitted on October 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Frederick W. Benteen. (Submitted on October 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Department of Kansas, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. (Submitted on October 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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