Battle of Lexington Battlefield Cemetery - Lexington, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 11.469 W 093° 52.661
15S E 424204 N 4338355
Quick Description: Small cemetery near the entrance to the battlefield in Lexington, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2011 6:02:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMBH52
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
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The cemetery is the final resting place for five unknown Union soldiers whose bodies were found in 1932 when excavations were being done near the site of the old Masonic College building a few hundred yards southeast of the cemetery. The college building was used as the Union headquarters during the siege of Lexington. Pieces of equipment found with the bodies suggest they may have been part of Col. Thomas A. Marshall's cavalry.
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