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National Cemetery #2

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Built in1870
LocationBaxter Springs

The National Cemetery #2 is located 2 miles west on US-166 from Baxter Springs, directly to on the north side of the road.

Victims of the battle for Baxter Springs / the Baxter Springs Massacre on October 3rd 1863, are laid to rest in this plot after they were moved from a location near Fort Blair.