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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Battle of the Blue

 
 
Battle of the Blue Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Battle of the Blue Monument
Inscription.
Erected by G. G. Gage
to the memory of
his comrades who fell at
The Battle of the Blue.
Oct. 22, 1864.

By the blood of these heroes, and
their compatriots, this great
Republic was made to live

2nd Regiment K. S. M.
from Shawnee Co.
Commanded by Col. G. W. Veale
Attached to the
Army of the Frontier.

Capt. Ross Burns
Topeka Battery.
Geo. Ginnold Daniel Handle
C. H. Budd D. M. Race
McClure Martin Nicholas Brown
Lear Selkin Ben. Hughes
H C. Colville Harvey G. Young
J. B. Alverson Albert Chipman
Elias Roberts Rob't McKnown
Dennis Ray Moses Banks
David Rake James Eagle
Rob't Campbell W. P. Roberts
Samuel Allen William Wann
Rob't Boles David Fults

 
Erected 1895 by G. G. Gage.
 
Location. 39° 2.506′ N, 95° 39.161′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Touch for map. Monument is in Section 21 of Topeka Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crawford - Capper Burial Site (about 300 feet away,
Battle of the Blue Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Battle of the Blue Monument
Looking northeast
measured in a direct line); Franklin Loomis Crane (about 400 feet away); Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" (about 600 feet away); Charles Curtis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Topeka Tornado Victims (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mariachi Divina! (approx. 1.2 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 1.3 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School? (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Byram's Ford Summary. (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Battle of the Blue Painting. (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Battle of the Blue Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
3. Battle of the Blue Monument
Battle of the Blue Monument Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
4. Battle of the Blue Monument Honor Roll
Battle of the Blue Monument Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
5. Battle of the Blue Monument Honor Roll
Battle of the Blue Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
6. Battle of the Blue Monument Detail
Battle of the Blue Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
7. Battle of the Blue Monument Detail
Battle of the Blue Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
8. Battle of the Blue Monument Detail
Soldiers Near Battle of the Blue Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
9. Soldiers Near Battle of the Blue Monument
Harvey G. Young Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
10. Harvey G. Young Grave Marker
Battle of the Blue Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
11. Battle of the Blue Monument Statue
2005 Flag Pole Marker to Honor Civil War Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
12. 2005 Flag Pole Marker to Honor Civil War Soldiers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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