Stylized Sunflower

Battle of Osawatomie

Stylized Sunflower
  Obelisk in Osawatomie, KS.  Photo by Bob Walter.
[west side]
Theron Parker Powers
Born Oct. 1, 1832
Charley Keiser
In commemoration of those who on the 30th of August 1856 gave up their lives at the Battle of Osawatomie in defence of freedom
[south side]
This inscription is also in commemoration of the heroism of Capt. John Brown
who commanded at the Battle of Osawatomie August 30, 1856; who died and conquered American slavery on the scaffold at Charlestown Va. Dec. 2, 1859.
[east side]
Frederick Brown
son of Capt. John Brown
Dec. 21, 1830.
[north side]
David R. Garrison
Dec. 14, 1826
George W. Partridge
Dec. 22, 1827.

Marker text & photo sent by Robert Walter, Pittsburg, KS
Shawnee County  
White Obelisk
Main & 9th
Miami County

April 18, 2001 / Bob Walter / Wichita, Kansas /

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