Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
[Battles listed chronologically]
Palo Alto : Resaca de la Palma : Monterey : Cerro Gordo : Contreras : San Antonio : Cherubusco : Vera Cruz : Molino del Rey : Chapultepec : City of Mexico
Belmont ∙ Fort Henry ∙ Fort Donelson ∙ Shiloh ∙ Iuka ∙ Corinth ∙ Grand Gulf ∙ Port Gibson ∙ Raymond ∙ Jackson Hill ∙ Champions ∙ Big Black ∙ Siege of Vicksburg ∙ Lookout Mt. ∙ Missionary Ridge ∙ Chattanooga ∙ Relief of Knoxville ∙ Wilderness ∙ Spottsylvania ∙ North Anna ∙ Tolopotomy ∙ Cold Harbor ∙ Siege of Petersburg ∙ Siege of Richmond ∙ Weldon R.R. ∙ White Oak Road ∙ Dinwiddie. Ch. ∙ Five Forks ∙ Deep Bottom ∙ Fort Harrison ∙ Amelia Springs ∙ Shilor’s Creek ∙ Appomattox
Erected by Officers and Enlisted Men and Employees of the Quartermaster Dept, US Army; Citizens of Kansas and Missouri; et al.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, Mexican-American • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list.
Location. 39° 21.311′ N, 94° 55.031′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Memorial is at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Riverside Drive, on the left when traveling north on Grant 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. Zais Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Old Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Leigh Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Fe and Oregon Trails (about 500 feet away); The Oregon and Santa Fe Trails (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Capital of Kansas Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Ignatius Chapel (Building 170) (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Former Burial Ground (approx. ¼ mile 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. Ulysses Grant, 18th President of the USA. (Submitted on July 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Ulysses S. Grant, Commander-in-Chief. (Submitted on July 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Ulysses S. Grant. (Submitted on July 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.