CIVIL WAR MEMORIALS AND MONUMENTS

MCPHERSON COUNTY, KANSAS

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Marquette, McPherson County

City Park

Marquette

Type: Granite Monument

Description: A rough cut square granite column is mounted on a base in the city park. It is inscribed: "1884 ~ G.A.R. ~ Post No. 308 ~ 1929".

References:
reported by RM Thies

Photographs:
RM Thies, April 1995

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed





McPherson, McPherson County

Cemetery
(southeast of town center)

McPherson

Type: Granite Monument

Description: A burial cover is mounted next to a flagpole. The granite marker is inscribed: "In Memory ~ Of Our ~ Departed ~ Comrades". This is almost overgrown by a bush.

A bronze plaque at the base of the flagpole reads: "Flag Pole Donated By ~ Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 ~ Post and Auxiliary ~ American Legion Post 24 ~ Post and Auxiliary ~ Sons / Am Legion Sqd. 24 ~ 1997".

References:
reported by DE McGovern

Photographs:
DE McGovern, September 16, 2006

SUV Registry Status: Secondary Memorial
no SUVCW documentation planned





McPherson, McPherson County

Town Square

McPherson

Type: Bronze Equestrian Statue (General McPherson)

Description: The Bronze equestrian statue of General McPherson is mounted on a granite base. The inscription on the base reads: "James B McPherson Post No 187 G.A.R.".

In front of the statue is a plaque reading: "Major General James B. McPherson ~ Commander Of The Army Of The Tennessee ~ Born At Clyde, Ohio, Nov 14, 1828 ~ Fell In The Service Of His Country At The Battle Of Atlanta ~ July 22, 1864 ~ Erected By The Citizens Of McPherson County, 1917".

"The World Never Can Forget What They Did ~ McPherson County's Role of Honor ~ 1861 ~ 1865 followed by names of those who served".

References:
SOS! 1994

Photographs:
RM Thies 1994, '96, '98, '01
DE McGovern, July 9, 2004

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed




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Updated November 1, 2006 - DE McGovern