Baxter Springs Cemetery

Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas
established 1863

[Tour Monument] IN 1870-71 THE VICTIMS OF THE
ATTACK ON FT. BLAIR AND THE
BATTLE OF BAXTER SPRINGS WERE
DISINTERRED FROM A SITE NEAR THE
FORT AND REINTERRED IN THIS NEWLY
DESIGNATED NATIONAL CEMETERY PLOT
OFFICIALLY NATIONAL CEMETERY #2

The following is engraved on the south tablet of the monument:

Maj. Henry Z. Curtis
Asst. Adj. Genl. U.S. Vols.
Chaplain Ozem B. Gardner
13th Kansas Infantry

14 Kansas Cavalry
T. B. Long
J. A. Baker
G. W. Tracy
Jesse Gay
M. M. Stanly
W. T. Collins
Thos. Martin
Alex Miller
Sgt. Theo Wade
Henry Stuttee
Owen Donnelly
Lawrence Roach
  E. B. Sharp
Elias Way
Jno. Welsh
D. S. Elliott
Thos. Kelly
Theo Tracy
Thos. Morgan
J. T. Cardwell
Zimri Piercey
Sgt. Geo. Keith
Danl. Sullivan
Jas. Buckmaster
Corpl. W. G. Martin

79 U.S.C.T.
Corpl. Bedford Green

Engraved on the lower portion of the monument:

Erected by the United States to the
memory of the officers and soldiers killed in
the Battle of Baxter Springs October 3, 1863
and other engagements in this vicinity who are
buried near this monument and whose names
so far as known are inscribed hereon.

[Soldiers Lot] [View of Stones]


Tom & Carolyn Ward
Columbus, KS

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Last updated 6/9/1998


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