Quantrill's Raiders Kill Johnny Fry

Quantrill's Raiders Kill Johnny Fry (HM1IU8)

Location: Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 1.542', W 94° 43.81'

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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.

HM NumberHM1IU8
Marker Number3
Placed ByCity of Baxter Springs
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Date Added Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 346101 N 4099122
Decimal Degrees37.02570000, -94.73016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.542', W 94° 43.81'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 32.52" N, 94° 43' 48.6" W
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Area Code(s)620
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 Washington Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US
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