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The "Soldiers" Monument was erected in Neodesha Cemetery in 1908 under the auspices of Humphrey post 145, of the Grand Army of the Republic, honoring those who fought for the Union Army during the Civil War. A total of 248 Neodesha soldiers served in the Civil War.

The large cast iron cannon in front of this monument is a 24 pounder Seige and Garrison gun. It was built in West Point, New York in 1844 and weighs about 5500 pounds. It has a six-inch diamenter bore and could shoot a six-inch diameter projectile weighing about 24 pounds well over one mile.

Located in the Neodesha Cemetery


Address: North 12th Street

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GAR Monument

The "Soldiers" Monument was erected in Neodesha Cemetery in 1908 under the auspices of Humphrey post 145, of the Grand Army o...