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Mound City in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Mound City Civil War Memorial

 
 
Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, March 1, 2008
1. Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker
Closeup of dedication and text.
Inscription.
In memory of the
officers and soldiers
buried within this cemetery
who gave their lives
in defence of the Union.

limestone marker
National Cemetery Plot
In 1865 National Cemetery Plot No. 1 was laid out by the Government for soldiers killed in the Battle of Mine Creek.

Linn County Historical Society
 
Erected 1889 by United States.
 
Location. 38° 8.735′ N, 94° 48.792′ W. Marker is in Mound City, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker can be reached from North 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The Soldier's Lot is in the northern part of the Woodland Cemetery. Take North Fifth Street until it enters Woodland Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Mound City KS 66056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Montgomery Ballot Box (approx. mile away); Mound City Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warzel Bungalow (approx. 0.3 miles away); Number 9 School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wesley Chapel Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barn
Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, March 1, 2008
2. Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker
Photo of the dedication and statue
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Clausen Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Log Corncrib (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound City.
 
Also see . . .  Mound City Soldier's Lot. This is the Veterans' Affairs Website regarding this honored plot. (Submitted on August 16, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 19, 2009
3. Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker
This marker, placed by the Linn County Historical Society, discusses the Soldier's Lot.
Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, March 1, 2008
4. Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker
Photo of gravesites with Memorial in background
Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, March 1, 2008
5. Mound City Civil War Memorial Marker
Gravesite of Lieut. H. W. Curtis located within the Mound City Soldier's Lot. Lt. Curtis was the only officer killed during the Battle of Mine Creek which took place ten miles to the east.
Headstone of Colonel James Montgomery @ Mound City Soldier's Lot image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 19, 2009
6. Headstone of Colonel James Montgomery @ Mound City Soldier's Lot
James Montgomery was a famous "Jayhawker" and anti-slavery zealot. He led the 3rd Kansas Infantry, the 2nd South Carolina (African Descent) which became the 34th U.S. Colored Troops, and the 6th Kansas State Militia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,577 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on August 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   3. submitted on August 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   4, 5. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   6. submitted on August 19, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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