Victoria in Ellis County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Union Paciﬁc Employees Killed In Cheyenne Indian Raid
on August 1, 1867
Thomas Carney (Iowa) • Charles Watson (Canada)
John Harrington (Kansas City)
Pat Rafferty (Kansas City) • Hugh McDonaugh (Denver)
This Stone Marks The Burial Place
Six Track Laborers
who were in the employ of the
Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division and,
while on duty, about one mile west of here
were massacred by a band of Cheyenne Indians
Erected by Union Pacific Railroad Company.
Location. 38° 50.809′ N, 99° 9.023′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Kansas, in Ellis County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (Old U.S. 40) and Cathedral Avenue, on the left when traveling west on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Pacific Railroad Cemetery, Victoria KS 67671, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of the SETH Siblings (here, next to this marker); Capuchin - Franciscan Friars (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cathedral of the Plains (approx. Pioneer Family (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Merci Train Boxcar (approx. 8.3 miles away); Avenue of Flags (approx. 9.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . "Ellis County," in Cutler's History of the State of Kansas (1883). (Submitted on July 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Railroads & Streetcars • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.