Life-size bronze statue honoring the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry.


Open year-round

Contact Information

7 West Ohio Street
Butler, MO 64730
Phone: 660-679-3380

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Interpretive Signs

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Wheel Chair Accessible

This life-size bronze statue honors the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry, which was the first uniformed all Black American unit to fight in the Civil War. The unit fought in the October 1862 Battle of Island Mound, also known as the Battle of Fort Toothman.

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