CIVIL WAR MEMORIALS AND MONUMENTS

RUSSELL COUNTY, KANSAS

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Lucas, Russell County

Cemetery
(north east of town)

Lucas

Type: Granite Monument

Description: The front side of the monument has an American Flag. The rear is engraved: "This Monument And The ~ Avenue Of Flags Is ~ Dedicated To The ~ Veterans Of All Wars ~ Both Living And Deceased", "We Fought For Each ~ Other, Our Families ~ Our Nation And ~ Freedom For All", and "Lucas American Legion ~ Post 267".

References:
reported by DE McGovern

Photographs:
DE McGovern, March 1, 2007

SUV Registry Status: Secondary Memorial
no SUVCW documentation planned





Russell, Russell County

Cemetery
(east of town)

Russell

Type: Granite Soldier Statue

Description: A granite soldier statue on a pedestal marks the central part of the town cemetery. The soldier stands at rest. The inscription reads: "In Memory Of ~ The Defenders ~ Of The ~ Union ~ 1861-1865".

References:
SOS! 1994

Photographs:
DE McGovern, December 30, 2004

SUV Registry Status: Primary Memorial
SUVCW documentation needed




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Updated March 25, 2007 - DE McGovern