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Captain James Callaway - Fulton, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 50.832 W 091° 56.853
15S E 591330 N 4300346
Quick Description: Memorial to the Missouri Ranger on courthouse lawn.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/2/2008 7:55:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM4VMX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 12

Long Description:

Monument Text:
Side 1:

CAPTAIN JAMES
CALLAWAY
The man after whom
Callaway County
was named.
WAS BORN
in Boonesburough, KY. on
Sept. 13th 1783
He was the grandson of
Daniel Boone.
His mother's maiden
name was
Jemima Boone.
He was a brave and
successful Indian
fighter and was
KILLED
in battle with the
Indians on the
7th of March, 1815

Side 2:
Sacred is the memory
of
CAPTAIN
JAMES CALLAWAY,
who sacrificed
his life in the
defense of his
country, and who
fell in the same
battle in which
McMullin, McDermid
and Houchins
were killed.

Side 3:
CAPTAIN JAMES
CALLAWAY,

Raised and commanded
a Company of one
hundred Rangers during
the War of 1812-14.
He is said to have
fought the Indians in
more than 100 engage-
ments and was finally
killed in the last
day of the War.
He was shot by an
Indian from ambush
as he was swimming in
Loutre Creek his body
was afterwards re-
covered by the Rangers
and buried on the
hillside overlooking
Loutre at the mouth of
Prairie Fork Creek.
Side 4:
This monument was erected with money raised in voluntary contributions from the citizens of Callaway County by Rev. W.H. Burnham.

Who put it there? Private/Government?: The Citizens of Callaway County & Rev. W.H. Burnham

Location/Address:
5th St. & Court St.,
courthouse lawn,
Fulton, MO USA
65251


County/Province: Callaway County

Website (related) if available: [Web Link]

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Date Erected/Dedicated: Not listed

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