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Richard Peterson . . . examines the bore of a cannon at the Kinsman Monument (at left) in Fairview Cemetery. As a youngster playing at the monument site, the Council Bluffs attorney became interested in the weapons which fired 32-pound cannon balls…

At the site . . . of Kinsman Memorial Monument in the Civil War circle, the women are at the very top of Fairview Cemetery.

This Civil War Cannon . . . is now a silent guardian for soldiers buried at Fairview Cemetery. The gun is part of the Kinsman Monument erected following the Civil War in honor of Col. W.H. Kinsman, a Council Bluffs schoolteacher, killed in the war.…

Crumbling Walls . . . around the Civil War veterans' memorial in Fairview Cemetery detract from the appearance of the monument.

The Kinsman monument, in Fairview cemetery, erected as a tribute to Col. W.H. Kinsman, who was fatally wounded in action while leading the 23rd Iowa Infantry against the confederates at Black River bridge, near Vicksburg, Miss., May 17, 1863.

Today...the Kinsman Monument has grown in stature and appearance. It presents the same cannon and stone base set against the background of a peaceful, well maintained corner of the cemetery. Surrounding it are the graves of veterans who shared the…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: The Kinsman Monument in Fairview Cemetery looked like this before the granite shaft was added by "his Comrades, Citizens, and School Children of Council Bluffs" in 1902. The picture age unknown, was made from an old…

Burial details and map for the Kinsman section of the Fairview Cemetery. Researched by Roy D. Linn - Graves Officer, William Kinsman Camp #23 - Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

Photograph of view from Fairview Cemetery. Skyline of Omaha as it appeared in 1887.

A map of sections and plots of the Fairview Cemetery in Council Bluffs. One large map and two printable handouts.

The Tombstone Of Francis Guttau . . . one of the earliest white settlers of Council Bluffs, is inspected in Fairview Cemetery by Robert Knox and his father, William P.

The Best Mower . . . at Fairview Cemetery is none too good. Inspecting the cemetery equipment - five lawn mowers in various states of repair and an old pickup truck, are Parks and Recreation officials Jame DiGiovanni, Kathy Schlott and Jerry Eckrich.…

Broken and Displaced Tombstones . . . were the result of vandalism at Fairview Cemetery, 308 Lafayette Ave. The city, which is responsible to repair the damage, will begin working on the project late this week with special equipment.

Burnie Kirkpatrick, caretaker at Fairview Cemetery checks one of the 27 grave stones which were overturned Thursday night by vandals. It will take several days to reset the stones Kirkpatrick said. Crews are also getting the cemetery ready for…

Grinding a Stump . . . in Fairview Cemetery is Irene Angeroth, employee of the Parks and Recreation Department, which now operates the facility.

Fairview Cemetery

Now that fall has officialyl arrived, this small twig with three leaves attached managed to find itself resting in the protective circle of an old marine cannon. The cannon is one of four that surround the Col. William H. Kinsman monument in…
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