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RUSH County took its name from Alexander Rush, Captain of Company H, Second Colored Infantry, who was killed in battle April 3, 1864, at Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. By the general statistics of 1868, it embraced Ranges 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 west, in Towns. 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 south.1

Organized in 1874. County seat LaCrosse. In memory of Alexander Rush, Captain of Company H, Second Colored Infantry, killed April 3, 1864 at Jenkins Ferry, Ark.2

1. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.
2. History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)

Cemeteries
Biographies
Description File Size Date Submitter
Wilkerson, W. F. 1866 - 4K Mar 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Rush County Medical Directory 1920 3K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Rush County, KS 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 6 kb Oct 1997 Rosana Whitenight


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