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Downs in Osborne County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Unknown Dead

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
1. Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of the
unknown who died
in defense of their
country 1861-65

 
Erected 1903 by Ladies of the G.A.R.
 
Location. 39° 30.595′ N, 98° 33.177′ W. Marker is in Downs, Kansas, in Osborne County. Touch for map. Monument is near the flagpole in Downs Cemetery, along US Highway 24, on the west side of town. Marker is in this post office area: Downs KS 67437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneers, O Pioneers (a few steps from this marker); Sod and Stubble (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Founding of Downs, Kansas (approx. 0.7 miles away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); World's Largest Ball of Sisal Twine (approx. 6.4 miles away); Homestead of J. Gledhill (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downs.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2011
2. Civil War Unknown Dead Memorial
Looking NNW
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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