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Boonville in Cooper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Capture of Boonville

 
 
Capture of Boonville Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2011
1. Capture of Boonville Monument
Inscription.
To commemorate the battles
June 17th. and Sept. 13th. 1861
and capture of Boonville
Oct. 16, 1864

See marker four blocks south
Monument Committee G.A.R.
C. C. Bell, Commander
F. J. Boller, Quartermaster.
1931

 
Erected 1931 by John A. Hayn Post No. 240, G.A.R.
 
Location. 38° 58.636′ N, 92° 44.648′ W. Marker is in Boonville, Missouri, in Cooper County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Missouri Route 5/87) and Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Monument is on the west grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Main Street, Boonville MO 65233, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cooper County Korea - Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Cooper County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (a few steps from this marker); David Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); James Milton Turner (within shouting distance of this marker);
Capture of Boonville Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2011
2. Capture of Boonville Monument
Cooper County Courthouse in background.
Walter Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannah Allison Cole (within shouting distance of this marker); George Caleb Bingham (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cooper County, Missouri, Historical Sites. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. First Battle of Boonville Summary. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. First Battle of Boonville. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Missouri's Civil War Battles. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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