Centralia Battle Monument

Photo added by George Bacon

Centralia Battle Monument

Birth
Death 27 Sep 1864
Boone County, Missouri, USA
Burial Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 11826331 · View Source
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The monument marks the mass grave of the approximately 155 Union soldiers killed by Confederate guerillas led by Bloody Bill Anderson near Centralia, Missouri. Frank and Jesse James participated in this fight as members of Anderson's guerilla band. The inscription reads: "The remains of the members of Companies 'A' 'G' and 'H' 39th Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry who were killed in action at Centralia Mo. on the 27th day of September 1864 are interred here." The monument shows the names of all the soldiers buried in the grave.

Bio by: George Bacon


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  • Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 26 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11826331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Centralia Battle Monument (unknown–27 Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11826331, citing Jefferson City National Cemetery, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by George Bacon (contributor 46523227) .