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Fort Larned National Historic Site in Pawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned

 
 
Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
1. Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Soldiers who died while serving their country at Fort Larned, Kansas (1859-1878). In 1888, remains were relocated from the post cemetery to Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Section B, where they were not identified. Among the men who perished at or near Fort Larned and whose remains may now be buried at Fort Leavenworth are:

[First column]
Elliot W. Adams, Pvt. Henry Bach, Pvt.
Charles B. Backus, Sgt. George W. Baker, Pvt.
Thomas Bennin, Pvt. James F. Burton, Pvt.
John Carpenter, Pvt. Charles Cotton, Pvt.
James Cox, Pvt. Cornelius Cutter, Pvt.
George Drake, Pvt. Patrick Driskell, Pvt.
George Evans, Pvt. Joseph S. Fields, Pvt.
Finley Fair, Pvt. Richard Fulkerson, Pvt.
David Gordon, Sgt. Alick Harold, Pvt.
George Harrison, Pvt. James Hatchett, Pvt.
Isaac A. Helm, 1st Lieut. William Hickey, Pvt.
Hezekiah Hickman, Pvt. Frank Hughes, Sgt. Gilbert Hyatt, Corp. Samuel L. Hybarger, 2nd Lieut. James Johnston, Pvt. Joseph Kuhn, Pvt. Justin Longley, Pvt. Francis M. Lynn, Sgt. Thomas Mahony, Sgt.

[Second column]
August W. Markert, Pvt. William Marvis, Pvt. Joseph R. Mattock, Pvt. John McCarthy, Sgt. Michael McGillicuddy, Corp. James B. McIntyre, Maj. William H. Moore, Pvt.
Fort Larned Roll of Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
2. Fort Larned Roll of Honored Dead
Riley Morrison, Pvt.
Patrick Mullaly, Corp. John North, Corp. James O'Brien, Pvt.
Jasper N. Piercy, Pvt. Jacob Pottorf, Pvt. John Regan, Sgt.
William Z. F. Rhodes, Pvt. Joseph W. Richardson, Pvt.
William Rossen, Pvt. George Sauer, Pvt. James Schofield, Pvt.
George Shepherd, Pvt. Louis Sondheimer, Pvt.
Algernon M. Squiam, A.A. Surg. James Swisher, Pvt.
James Symonds, Pvt. Edward J. Tisher, Pvt. Henry Turner, Pvt.
John White, Pvt. Franklin Whitson, Pvt.
John Williams, Pvt. David Wright, Pvt. Harrison H. Wright, Sgt.

In addition to the above soldiers, others who are unknown remain here along with some 40 civilians who perished at or near Fort Larned. Little Heart a Cheyenne brave is the only known Indian to perish at Fort Larned.

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 11.062′ N, 99° 13′ W. Marker is in Fort Larned National Historic Site, Kansas, in Pawnee County. Touch for map. Marker is at the post cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1767 Kansas Highway 156, Larned KS 67550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Infantry Honored Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Well, Adobe Hospital and Hospital Steward's Quarters
Fort Larned Roll of Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
3. Fort Larned Roll of Honored Dead
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Wagon Road to the Southwest (about 700 feet away); The Frontier Army and the U.S. Mail (approx. mile away); A Soldier Town (approx. mile away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. mile away); Fort Larned (approx. mile away); a different marker also named A Soldier Town (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Larned National Historic Site.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Fort Larned National Historic Site. (Submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
4. Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned Marker
At post cemetery, looking southeast
Fort Larned Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. Fort Larned Entrance Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on February 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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