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Monticello Cemetery Civil War Memorial - Shawnee, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 38° 59.516 W 094° 51.719
15S E 338743 N 4317530
Quick Description: Civil War Memorial located in the Monticello United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2008 6:52:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM2ZR8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BackBrakeBilly
Views: 56

Long Description:
This Memorial has dedications on all four sides.
On the front, the small marker on the ground reads: "In Memoriam". The top part reads: "The Flag They Fought For", with the bottom reading: "To Our Heroes 1861-1865 Dedicated May 30, 1895"
To the right, the inscription reads: "Erected by John Anderson Women's Relief Corps No. 194 Wilder Kan."
The Back Reads:"To the memory of our soldiers who starved in southern prisons"
To The Left Reads: "To the memory of our unknown dead

Asleep unnamed unknown until Gods angels on the whirlwind rides to claim his own"

The Women's Relief Corps was the Auxiliary of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 05/30/1895

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: John Anderson Women's Relief Corps No. 194 Wilder Kan.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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