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Manhattan in Riley County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

In memory of
Our Union Soldiers
1861 - 1865

 
Erected 1917 by the Womans Relief Corps and Citizens.
 
Location. 39° 10.881′ N, 96° 35.335′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Marker is on Sunset Avenue 0.1 miles north of Poyntz Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the Memorial Entrance to Sunset Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Manhattan KS 66502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dobřichovice, Czech Republic Manhattan, Kansas (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Harahey (approx. mile away); Ft. Leavenworth - Ft. Riley Military Road (approx. mile away); The Hartford House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Entrance to Sunset Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
2. Civil War Memorial Entrance to Sunset Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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