Civil War Tour
Near this site, Quantrill's men attacked and killed several men from the fort engaged in target practice. Among them were Johnny Fry, an Army scout who had earlier won fame as the first Pony Express rider, and Lt. Ralph Cook, officer in charge of the 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry.
|Placed By||City of Baxter Springs|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 346101 N 4099122|
|Decimal Degrees||37.02570000, -94.73016667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 1.542', W 94° 43.81'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 1' 32.52" N, 94° 43' 48.6" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 901 Washington Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US|
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