Confederate Memorial - Woodlawn Cemetery - Independence, Mo.
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N 39° 05.157 W 094° 24.754
15S E 377828 N 4327264
This 20 foot tall obelisk is located in the Woodlawn Cemetery - 701 South Noland Road.
Waymark Code: WMDPQD
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 02/11/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
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This 20 foot tall marble obelisk is located near the western entrance of the Woodlawn Cemetery. The area around the monument is marked by limestone corner stones and edging. The text of the monument reads:

(Confederate Battle Flag)
1861 - 1865
C * S * A

Sacred to
The Memory of
The Soldiers of

Erected by
Indep. Chapter 710
U * D * C 1924

Woodlawn Cemetery is a very historic cemetery, and has several locations of interest for the Civil War Buff. Along with this very nice monument, nearby is the burial place of Brigadier General John Taylor Hughes. There are also many gravestone of both Union and Confederate scattered throughout this Cemetery.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1924

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Independence Chapter 710 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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