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

Civil War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

In memory of the
defenders of the Union
1861 - 1865

 
Erected 1898 by Lew Gove Post G.A.R. and Womans Relief Corps.
 
Location. 39° 10.877′ N, 96° 35.418′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, Kansas, in Riley County. Touch for map. Memorial is in Sunset Cemetery, west off Sunset Avenue, 0.1 mile north of Poyntz Avenue. 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. 0.7 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Spanish American War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harahey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ft. Leavenworth - Ft. Riley Military Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Hartford House (approx. 0.8 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 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
2. Civil War Memorial
 
 
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 219 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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