Doniphan in Doniphan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Samuel T. Carpenter
Died January 29, 1879
A member of Co. K Vet. Reserve Corps of Escort to Remains of Pres. A. Lincoln April 1865
Erected by Family of Samuel T. Carpenter.
Location. 39° 38.845′ N, 95° 4.184′ W. Marker is in Doniphan, Kansas, in Doniphan County. Touch for map. Monument is in Doniphan Cemetery, off Moonlight Road, about 0.4 miles south of its junction with 100th Road. Marker is in this post office area: Atchison KS 66002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "this day being...the 4th of July" (approx. 2.3 miles away); "Grand Village des Canzes" (approx. 2.4 miles away); B. P. Waggener House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Lincoln School (approx. 6 miles away); Webster Wirt Hetherington House (approx. 6 miles away); Muchnic House (approx. 6 miles away); Lincoln Address (approx. 6.2 miles away); Frank Howard House (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Regarding Samuel T. Carpenter. The Veteran Reserve Guard of Escort accompanied Lincoln's body on the funeral train from Washington D.C. to Illinois. Samuel Carpenter had served as a Corporal in Company H, 35th Missouri Infantry Regiment, and was part of Company K, 7th Veterans Reserve Corps.
Also see . . .
1. President Abraham Lincoln Funeral Honor Guard. (Submitted on February 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Funeral Train of Abraham Lincoln. (Submitted on February 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.