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Holton in Jackson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated in F. C. & L.
to the Union
Soldiers & Sailors
of the War
1861 - 1865

Erected May 30, 1913

Civil War Cannon Replica
Dedicated Dec. 7, 1976
by
Holton National Guard
V.F.W. & Amer. Leg.
Courtesy of
Denison & KS State Banks
People of Jackson County
Orig. cannon donated to
W.W.II Scrap Drive
Sept. 8, 1942
A Bicentennial Project

 
Erected 1913 by Will Wendell Post No. 46, Dept. of Kans. G.A.R. and W.R.C.
 
Location. 39° 27.819′ N, 95° 44.159′ W. Marker is in Holton, Kansas, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of New York Avenue and 4th Street (Kansas Highway 116), on the right when traveling north on New York Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is at the southwest corner of the county courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Holton KS 66436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson County Courthouse Horse Water Trough (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward D. Holton (about 500 feet away); Fort Jim Lane (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
2. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Company E, 137th Infantry Regt, 35th Infantry Div (approx. 0.2 miles away); Livestock Water Trough (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of the Spurs (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Wetmore Calaboose (approx. 12.4 miles away); Don Clarence Rising (approx. 12.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holton.
 
Regarding Civil War Memorial. "F. C. & L." means "Fraternity, Charity and Loyalty"
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Sponsor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
3. Civil War Memorial Sponsor
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
4. Civil War Memorial
Woman's Relief Corps
Civil War Memorial Cannon Replica Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2013
5. Civil War Memorial Cannon Replica Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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