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Iowa Civil War Veterans Buried In
Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas

Beach, Steven Co. F 20 Iowa Vol Inf 27-Mar-1862 9-Mar-1900 Cherokee County Republican Soldiers Lot - Baxter Springs Cemetery
Mr. Stephen Beach an old resident of Baxter, died at his home in the north part of town last Friday (March 7), afternoon and was buried Sunday at 11 a.m. under the auspices of the Grand Army. Stephen A. Beach was born March 27th, 1826 at Bristol, New York, when a child his parents moved near Rockford, Ill where February 25th, 1855 he married Susan A. Rutledge by whom he leaves seven children; two sons, and five daughters. His wife died at Gettysburg, Granhan Co., Oct. 19th, 1879. On June 17th, 1882 at Edmond Norton County he was married to Mrs. Mary A. Hirst whom with two children are now left to mourn his death. He enlisted in Co. F 20th Iowa Infantry August 21st, 1862. Was discharged at Marine Hospital, New Orleans, June 19th, 1865. I wish to thank the neighbors and friends who so kindly assisted during the sickness and death of my husband.
Mrs. Mary A. Beach
Dill, John Co. K 34th Iowa Vol. Inf. 19-Mar-1825, Indiana 24-Feb-1904   Section 6 - Baxter Springs Cemetery
Died in Lyon Township, Kansas
Hogan, James Co. F 8th
Iowa Vol. Inf.
00-000-1839 17-Nov-1909 Cherokee County Republican Section P4 - Baxter Springs Cemetery
James Hogan aged 70 years who resided in the east part of the city died last Wednesday of dropsy, after a lingering illness. He was an old soldier and member of Baxter Post No 123. The funeral was held last Saturday.
Leslie, Thomas Co. D 15th Iowa Inf. 01-Oct-1819 17-Oct-1891   Section G3 - Baxter Springs Cemetery
McAlerney, Joseph P. Co. E 2
Iowa V. Cav.
15-Aug-1843 07-July-190?   Section G1 - Baxter Springs Cemetery
Strait, William Co. A 34th Reg. Iowa; Discharged Houston, Texas August 15, 1865 16-Apr-1827 24-Nov-1896 Cherokee County Republican Soldiers Lot - Baxter Springs Cemetery
W. D. Strait was born April 16, 1827 in Essex Co., N. J. he lived in Baxter Springs for about 10 years. Buried under the auspices of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Strow, John A. Co. D 9th
Iowa Vol. Cav.
10-April-1846 26-Mar-1908   Section C2 - Baxter Springs Cemetery
Wright, Larman Z. Pvt. Co. E 23 Reg. Iowa Vol. Inf. 00-000-1835 4-Jan-1900 Cherokee County Republican Soldiers Lot - Baxter Springs Cemetery
Larmon Wright died January 4 of Dropsy, age 65. Remains interred January 5, 1900 in Baxter, Cemetery

Compiled & Submitted by Earleene Spaulding

Source: The Civil War Soldiers buried in Baxter Springs Cemetery is a project that Earleene Spaulding spent countless hours and money researching. She's allowing us to graciously place her work on the Genealogy Trails website for which we are very grateful.
Iowa information forwarded by Peggy Thompson.

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