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Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial

 
 
Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 30, 2009
1. Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Inscription.
In Memory
of
the soldiers
and sailors
who fought
in defence of
the Union
1861 - 1865

 
Erected 1910 by Captain Kingscott W.R.C. No 177.
 
Location. 39° 3.551′ N, 94° 39.987′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Marker can be reached from South 34th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2301 South 34th Street, Kansas City KS 66103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Esther E. Brown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Walker School (approx. 2.1 miles away); The George Rushton Baking Company (approx. 2.5 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 2.6 miles away); Merriam Community Center (approx. 2.7 miles away); Rosedale War Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rosedale Memorial Arch (approx. 2.8 miles away); Campbell Home (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
More about this marker. This Memorial is located at the first entrance to the north.
 
Regarding Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial. The initials W.R.C. stand for
Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 30, 2009
2. Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker
Closeup of the inscription
the Womens' Relief Corps. This group was the "auxiliary" to the Grand Army of the Republic - the Civil War Veterans group.
 
Also see . . .  Womens' Relief Corps. This link is to the current Womens' Relief Corps which traces its roots back to the Civil War organization. (Submitted on September 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 30, 2009
3. Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker
Closeup of statue
Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 30, 2009
4. Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
These are Civil War Veterans buried to the right of the Memorial.
Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, August 30, 2009
5. Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Civil War Veterans buried to the left of the Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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