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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…

Memorial S653.tif
Photograph of the Soldiers Monument (Kinsman Monument) at Fairview Cemetery.
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