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Americus in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of
our dead soldiers

In memory of our
sisters who are gone.

 
Erected by Americus Post No. 249 G.A.R. and W.R.C. No. 158.
 
Location. 38° 30.957′ N, 96° 14.497′ W. Marker is in Americus, Kansas, in Lyon County. Touch for map. Memorial is in Americus Cemetery, on Road G north of 245th Road. Marker is in this post office area: Americus KS 66835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Garfield School Bell (approx. 6.7 miles away); John B. Anderson Memorial Library (approx. 7.5 miles away); Prairie Passages (approx. 7.5 miles away); Corky (approx. 7.8 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There..." (approx. 8 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 8.1 miles away); William Allen White House (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Civil War Memorial. G.A.R. stands for Grand Army of the Republic, and W.R.C. stands for Woman's Relief Corps.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
2. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
3. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
4. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
5. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 13, 2013
6. Civil War Memorial
In G.A.R. Section of cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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