Americus in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Civil War Memorial
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. 7½ miles away); Prairie Passages (approx. 7½ 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 Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
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 291 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.