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GAR Memorial - Ellis, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 38° 56.042 W 099° 33.032
14S E 452283 N 4309601
Quick Description: Civil War memorial located in the Ellis, Kansas town cemetery.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 6/10/2012 3:51:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMEKQH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:

Granite statue of a Union soldier mounted on a tall granite base. The monument is located on the high point of the Mount Hope Cemetery and faces the entrance. Appears to have been erected by the G.A.R and the Woman's Relief Corps. No date can be found and the Smithsonian Art Inventory also shows no date.

Inscription on the base of the monument reads:

G.A.R
1861
(eagle)
(flag)
(star)
WRC

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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