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

Sherman Hall

 
 
Sherman Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
1. Sherman Hall Marker
Inscription.  This building and Sheridan Hall to the west were built in 1859 as Ordnance store houses. In 1882, it was remodeled to house Headquarters of the Department of Missouri. It was occupied in 1890 by the Infantry and Cavalry School, forerunner of the Command and General Staff College, at which time the building was named for General Sherman. In 1907 Grant Hall was built to unite Sherman and Sheridan Halls.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 39° 21.091′ N, 94° 54.888′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Scott Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Sherman Avenue. 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. Major General James Franklin Bell (here, next to this marker); French Aid During American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Former Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sully
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Leavenworth (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Oregon and Santa Fe Trails (approx. ¼ mile away); Santa Fe and Oregon Trails (approx. ¼ mile away); Zais Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
More about this marker. Public access to the post is possible with proper identification, subject to U.S. Army regulations.
 
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Army Fort Leavenworth. Base website (Submitted on January 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. United States Army Command and General Staff College. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Sherman Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
2. Sherman Hall and Marker
Sherman Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
3. Sherman Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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