CIVIL WAR MEMORIALS AND MONUMENTS

CRAWFORD COUNTY, KANSAS

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Cherokee, Crawford County

Cherokee Cemetery
(north of town)

Cherokee

Type: Concrete Monument

Description: 12' Concrete monument with a flagpole. The inscription on the monument reads: "Erected By ~ Shiloh Post 56 G.A.R. ~ 1912 ~ In Memory Of ~ Soldiers War Of 1861-65".

References:
reported by DE McGovern

Photographs:
RM Thies, 2003
DE McGovern, February 2, 2005

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed





Girard, Crawford County

Girard Cemetery
(southwest of town)

Girard

Type: Granite Monument

Description: An 18' granite monument is placed in the Girard Cemetery. A commemorative urn is placed in front of it. The inscription on the monument reads: "Erected By Gen Bailey ~ Women's Relief Corp ~ No 120 ~ Girard Kansas ~ 1892" On the side of the monument is: "In Memory ~ Of ~ The Unknown Dead ~ That Fell In The ~ Civil War Of ~ 1861-1865" This monument is reported to have cost $500.

References:
Martin, 1910

Photographs:
RM Thies, June 20, 1994
DE McGovern, February 2, 2005

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed





Pittsburg, Crawford County

Cemetery

Pittsburg

Type: Granite Monument

Description: Granite spire on a stone base. The spire has engraved emblems of the various orders. The base reads: "G.A.R. - ".

Other inscriptions?

References:
reported by RM Thies

Photographs:
RM Thies, June 20, 1994

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed





Pittsburg, Crawford County

Crawford County Museum

photo needed

Type: Granite Monument

Description: Spanish smoothbore bronze 6-pdr reported by museum records to have been captured by US Army during Mexican War, given an 1844 carriage at Watersvliet NY, and later used by both Union and Confederate armies during Civil War. A smoothbore, it has a bore diameter of 3.67 and overall length of 62.87.

References:
Thies, 2004

Photographs:


SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed




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Updated October 20, 2006 - DE McGovern