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Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Henry Leavenworth

 
 
Henry Leavenworth Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 22, 2010
1. Henry Leavenworth Monument
Inscription.  
Colonel 3d U.S. Infantry
Brevet Brig.-Gen. U.S. Army
Established
Fort Leavenworth May 8, 1827.
Born Dec. 10, 1783
Died July 21, 1834.

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts or CastlesWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.072′ N, 94° 55.763′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Memorial is on Dixie / Pacemaker near Ironwood, on the left when traveling south. Monument is in Section 2 of Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, about 125 feet ESE of the Lodge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Leavenworth KS 66027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry G. Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Hatch (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers Who Died at Fort Larned
Henry Leavenworth Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 22, 2010
2. Henry Leavenworth Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant John L. Grattan (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Turner Shepperd (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sully (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Henry Leavenworth. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. General Henry Leavenworth. Kansas Genealogy entry (Submitted on April 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Fort Leavenworth. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Henry Leavenworth image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia, unknown
3. Henry Leavenworth
Grant Hall and clocktower image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner
4. Grant Hall and clocktower
The symbol of Fort Leavenworth and headquarters of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on December 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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