Fort Larned National Historic Site in Pawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Third Infantry Honored Dead
Original monument erected in 1867 by soldiers in the Third Infantry, to honor fellow soldiers who lost their lives at the fort. After Fort Larned was closed in 1878, this monument was moved to the Larned [city] Cemetery in 1887. In 2009 it was returned to the site of the original Fort Larned cemetery. While some of the original inscriptions have been lost much of the following can still be made out.
J. B. McIntyre Col. USA died at Fort Larned Kansas May 9, 1867, was one of the officers, of extra duty, maintained the honor of his country g.(gallantly) during the days of the recent rebellion
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Forts and Castles • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is May 9, 1799.
Location. 38° 11.036′ N, 99° 12.98′ W. Marker is in Fort Larned National Historic Site, Kansas, in Pawnee County. Marker is at the post cemetery. 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 Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned (within shouting distance of this marker); Well, Adobe Hospital and Hospital Steward's Quarters (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Wagon Road to the Southwest (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Soldier Town (approx. ¼ mile away); Doesn't Every Fort Have a Wall? (approx. ¼ mile away); The Frontier Army and the U.S. Mail (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named A Soldier Town (approx. ¼ mile away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Larned National Historic Site.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Larned National Historic Site. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Conflict and Expansion, The Old Guard on the Frontier. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.