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Near La Russell in Lawrence County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Cave Springs’ Cemetery Civil War Memorial

 
 
Cave Springs' Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, November 7, 2009
1. Cave Springs' Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription. (Picture of the Union Eagle resting upon a striped shield. A banner with the words "Union Forever" in its beak. It is clutching arrows and an olive branch.)

In memory of the Union Soldiers & Citizens of Cave Spring and Bowers' Mill Whose Lives Were Lost in the Defence of Their Homes During the Terrible Civil War in Southwest Missouri 1861 - 1865

76th Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia

Cave Spring School
Co. D - Capt. Green C. Stotts

Biddlecome, John Pvt. 10/27/1862 DOD • Cooper, William Pvt. 1/24/1862 Died • Degraffenreid, John Pvt. 03/19/1863 KIA • Downey, George Pvt. 11/01/1862 KIA • Hoswaw, Stephen Pvt. 11/01/1862 KIA • Lawrence, Franklin Pvt. 10/29/1862 KIA • McGehee, Asa P. Pvt. 11/21/1862 DOD • Moore, George Pvt. 12/25/1862 DOD • Porter, Esquire 10/11/1862 KIA • Young, Riley Pvt. 09/06/1862 KIA • Gaither, Ephriam 2nd Lt Co. C 11/21/1862 KIA

Bowers' Mill
Co. G
Capt. Henry Fisher
Capt. Thomas Stemmons

Baker, Peter Pvt. 07/20/1864 • Blake, John K. 07/20/1864 KIA • Buck, William Pvt. 01/29/1863 KIA • Clark, Orange 07/20/1864 KIA • Fisher, David Corp. 09/ /1864 KIA • Fisher, Henry Capt. 03/19/1863 KIA • Lawrence, J.P. Pvt. 07/20/1864 KIA • Messic, Gentry Pvt. 01/28/1863 DOD • Rice, Hiram Pvt. 09/17/1863 KIA • Seymour, Robert Pvt. 07/20/1864
Cave Springs' Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, November 7, 2009
2. Cave Springs' Cemetery Civil War Memorial Marker
Photo of Marker & Cemetery
KIA • Spencer, William 2nd Sgt. 01/29/1863 KIA

7th Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia
Commanders
Co. C
Capt. Green C. Stotts
Capt. Thomas Stemmons

Alexander, Absalom Pvt. 11/26/1863 Death • Arthur, Austia L. Corp. 11/23/1863 DOW • Crawford, Stephen Pvt. 10/29/1864 KIA • Estes, Thomas Pvt. Died • Henson, Thomas C. Pvt. 09/07/1864 KIA • Jackson, Robert V. Pvt. 06/01/1863 Death • Lawrence, Alfred Pvt. 07/04/1864 KIA • Lowry, James Pvt. 04/12/1864 DOD • Morris, John W. Pvt. 04/16/1864 Died • Sly, Levi Pvt. 1863 KIA • Wilkinson, John 05/02/1863 Died

15th Regiment Cavalry Missouri Volunteers
Co. C
Commander - Capt. Green C. Stotts

Dunkle, George Pvt. 09/14/1864 KIA • Guthrie, Richard Pvt. 09/14/1864 KIA • White, John Pvt. 09/14/1864 KIA

Civilian Casualties

Sarah Alexander 10/05/1863 • Richard Price Anderson 10/19/1862 • Dr. Daniel D. Beck 09/30/1864 • Linzey S. Beck 09/30/1864 • Dr. J. M. Stemmons 03/08/1862 • James H. Colley 06/16/1862 • Charlotte Colley 06/16/1862 Age 6 • Laban T. Fullerton 05/24/1865 • James M. Hunbard 09/14/1864 • Josiah Sparks 09/14/1864

"Poor is the Nation that has no Heroes - Shameful is the Nation that has Them and Forgets"
 
Erected 2009 by Eastern Jasper County Historic Sites Association.
 
Location. 37° 6.675′ N, 94° 3.827′ W. Marker is near La Russell, Missouri, in Lawrence County. Marker is on County Route 4 one mile north of Dogwood Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Russell MO 64848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sarcoxie, Missouri (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sarcoxie Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 15.8 miles away); Christopher G. Stark Memorial (approx. 15.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Cave Springs' Memorial Dedication. Article from the Joplin Globe regarding this Memorial and its Dedication. (Submitted on November 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,981 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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