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

Lieutenant John L. Grattan

In memory of

 
 
Lieutenant John L. Grattan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2016
1. Lieutenant John L. Grattan Marker
Inscription.  Who was killed in an engagement with the Sioux Indians near Fort Laramie. N. T., August 18, 1854.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.078′ N, 94° 55.817′ W. Marker is in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Memorial is on Ironwood, on the left when traveling west. Marker is in Section A. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, 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. Samuel Turner Shepperd (here, next to this marker); Edward Hatch (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry G. Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Leavenworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers Who Died at Fort Larned
Lieutenant John L. Grattan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2016
2. Lieutenant John L. Grattan Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Sully (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Leavenworth.
 
More about this marker. Identification is required to access Fort Leavenworth, an active U.S. Army post.
 
Regarding Lieutenant John L. Grattan. "N. T." stands for Nebraska Territory.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Oct. 7, 2022