Fort Larned National Historic Site in Pawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned
Dedicated to the Soldiers who died while serving their country at Fort Larned, Kansas (1859-1878). In 1888, remains were relocated from the post cemetery to Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Section B, where they were not identified. Among the men who perished at or near Fort Larned and whose remains may now be buried at Fort Leavenworth are:
Elliot W. Adams, Pvt. Henry Bach, Pvt.
Charles B. Backus, Sgt. George W. Baker, Pvt.
Thomas Bennin, Pvt. James F. Burton, Pvt.
John Carpenter, Pvt. Charles Cotton, Pvt.
James Cox, Pvt. Cornelius Cutter, Pvt.
George Drake, Pvt. Patrick Driskell, Pvt.
George Evans, Pvt. Joseph S. Fields, Pvt.
Finley Fair, Pvt. Richard Fulkerson, Pvt.
David Gordon, Sgt. Alick Harold, Pvt.
George Harrison, Pvt. James Hatchett, Pvt.
Isaac A. Helm, 1st Lieut. William Hickey, Pvt.
Hezekiah Hickman, Pvt. Frank Hughes, Sgt. Gilbert Hyatt, Corp. Samuel L. Hybarger, 2nd Lieut. James Johnston, Pvt. Joseph Kuhn, Pvt. Justin Longley, Pvt. Francis M. Lynn, Sgt. Thomas Mahony, Sgt.
Patrick Mullaly, Corp. John North, Corp. James O'Brien, Pvt.
Jasper N. Piercy, Pvt. Jacob Pottorf, Pvt. John Regan, Sgt.
William Z. F. Rhodes, Pvt. Joseph W. Richardson, Pvt.
William Rossen, Pvt. George Sauer, Pvt. James Schofield, Pvt.
George Shepherd, Pvt. Louis Sondheimer, Pvt.
Algernon M. Squiam, A.A. Surg. James Swisher, Pvt.
James Symonds, Pvt. Edward J. Tisher, Pvt. Henry Turner, Pvt.
John White, Pvt. Franklin Whitson, Pvt.
John Williams, Pvt. David Wright, Pvt. Harrison H. Wright, Sgt.
In addition to the above soldiers, others who are unknown remain here along with some 40 civilians who perished at or near Fort Larned. Little Heart a Cheyenne brave is the only known Indian to perish at Fort Larned.
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 38° 11.062′ N, 99° 13′ W. Marker is in Fort Larned National Historic Site, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1767 Kansas Highway 156, Larned KS 67550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Infantry Honored Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Well, Adobe Hospital and Hospital Steward's Quarters (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Wagon Road to the Southwest (about 700 feet away); The Frontier Army and the U.S. Mail (approx. Ό mile away); A Soldier Town (approx. Ό mile away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. Ό mile away); Fort Larned (approx. Ό mile away); a different marker also named A Soldier Town (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Larned National Historic Site.
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Also see . . .
1. Fort Larned National Historic Site. (Submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.