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

Major General James Franklin Bell

Born January 9, 1856 • Died January 8, 1919

 
 
MG James Franklin Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
1. MG James Franklin Bell Marker
Inscription.  Founder of the Modern Method of Instruction in the American Army
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 39° 21.088′ N, 94° 54.886′ 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. Sherman Hall (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 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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. Major General James Franklin Bell. National
MG James Franklin Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
2. MG James Franklin Bell Marker
Flanking Sherman Hall entrance
Museum of the United States Army entry (Submitted on July 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. US Army Command and General Staff College. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
MG John Frank Morrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 27, 2013
3. MG John Frank Morrison Marker
Flanking Sherman Hall entrance opposite Bell marker
Major General James Franklin Bell image. Click for full size.
By NMotUSA, Unknown
4. Major General James Franklin Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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