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Carthage in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Charles Pollard Wood

 
 
Charles Pollard Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2003
1. Charles Pollard Wood Marker
Inscription. In memory of Charles Pollard Wood, who died July 11, 1898 while training at Camp George H. Thomas, Chickamauga, Georgia. A Sergeant in Company A, 2nd Missiouri Infantry (Carthage). Only person to "lay in state" in the Jasper County Courthouse. Community's "War Correspondent" for southwest Missouri. Local Spanish American War Veterans Camp and flag carried his name.
 
Location. 37° 10.573′ N, 94° 18.632′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker is on East 4th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the south side of Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 South Main Street, Carthage MO 64836, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Osage War (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Carthage (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Carthage (within shouting distance of this marker); Eliel Lanyon (E.L.) Dale (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam Memorial For Casualties From Missouri (approx. mile
Jasper County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2003
2. Jasper County Courthouse
away); Last Skirmish of the Battle of Carthage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rendezous At Carthage (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Jasper County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2003
3. Jasper County Courthouse
Jasper County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2003
4. Jasper County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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