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Volunteer Defender Memorial - Ft. Scott, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bear and LAM
N 37° 50.375 W 094° 42.459
15S E 349741 N 4189390
Quick Description: Located on the grounds of the courthouse at 210 S. National Avenue in Ft. Scott, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2008 10:21:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM53ZP
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 23

Long Description:
Although badly weather worn and ilegible the top inscription reads (from the Smithsonian website):

1906

ERECTED

BY

Wm H. LYTLE POST No 32

DEPT. OF KAN.

BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION

(G.A.R. insignia)

THE MEN IN WHOSE HONOR THIS

MONUMENT IS ERECTED WERE LED BY

THE FIRES OF LIBERTY

THEY FOUGHT FOR NO NORTH, NO

SOUTH, NO EAST, NO WEST, BUT FOR

ONE GLORIOUS AND UNITED COUNTRY.

The base text reads:

IN MEMORY OF

VOL. DEFENDERS

OF THE UNION

1861 - 1865

Date Installed or Dedicated: 07/04/1906

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Wm H. Lytle Post No. 32

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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