INSCRIPTION OF THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC FLAGPOLE

AT MAPLEWOOD/MEMORIAL LAWN CEMETERY

EMPORIA, KANSAS



As read by the Flint Hills Genealogical Society



The Flag Pole Memorial at Maple Wood Cemetery, which is now part of Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Emporia, Kansas, has the following information on it.



"In Memory of the Brave Boys In Blue We Rally Round the Flag."

Erected by the Garfield Circle Number 22, Ladies of the G.A.R.



First Memorial



Hohn ALLEN - 7th O. Vol. Inf.

A. J. BAKER - 12th Ky. Cav.

Henry C. CLARK - 68th Ill. Inf.

J.C. DARR - 96th Ill. Inf.

Alonzo FRANK - 89th Ill. Inf.

W. H. HAMPTON - 106th Ill. Inf.

Samuel L. HOOVER - 2nd Kans. Cav.

J. S. MARCELLUS - 39th Ill. Inf.



Second Memorial



Thomas E. MCMILLEN - 19th Ia. Vol. Inf.

R. A. PATTERSON - 57th Ill. Inf.

L. O. PRIEST - 11th Kans. Cav.

E. L. SIMONS - 80th Ill. Inf.

David TAYLOR - 1st O. M. R. Inf.

& 113th O. Vol. Inf.

Geo. W. TUNNELL - 29th Mo. Inf.

F. M. VANSICKLE - 54th Ill. Inf.





NOTE: Not all of these men are buried in this cemetery, but most are.

The background used on this page is a G.A.R. Ribbons/Badge that members might have worn.





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Last updated August 2000