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Civil War Veterans Buried in the Baxter Springs, Kansas Cemetery
A new book from area historian and author, Earleene Spaulding, Baxter Springs, Kansas, has just been released. The softbound book titled, Civil War Veterans Buried in the Baxter Springs, Kansas Cemetery is the culmination of many years of research. The book was created through her effort to understand and study the lives of Union Civil War veterans buried in the National Cemetery Plot and the Cemetery in Baxter Springs. Mrs. Spaulding has been assisting others with such research for many years. In 1870-1871, the victims of the Battle of Baxter Springs and the attack on Fort Blair were moved to the current location and the National Plot #2 was established.
She has been an avid history buff all her life. For many years Spaulding has served as the Recording Historian for the Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum and serves on the Board of Directors. She also serves on the Johnston Public Library and the Ministerial Alliance Thrift Shop Boards.
Mrs. Spaulding’s large format book contains 122 pages of historical information, photos, maps, newspaper items and an index. It is beautifully bound in a full color soft cover, which features photos of the monument within the National Plot.
The book may be purchased at the Baxter Springs Heritage Center, 8th & East Avenue, Baxter Springs, KS 66713, or from the publisher.
This Book - AD781-$20.00
More information about the the book may be obtained from contacting the author directly or by contacting the publisher.
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