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

Third Infantry Honored Dead

 
 
Third Infantry Honored Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
1. Third Infantry Honored Dead Marker
Inscription.
Original monument erected in 1867 by soldiers in the Third Infantry, to honor fellow soldiers who lost their lives at the fort. After Fort Larned was closed in 1878, this monument was moved to the Larned [city] Cemetery in 1887. In 2009 it was returned to the site of the original Fort Larned cemetery. While some of the original inscriptions have been lost much of the following can still be made out.

J. B. McIntyre Col. USA died at Fort Larned Kansas May 9, 1867, was one of the officers, of extra duty, maintained the honor of his country g.(gallantly) during the days of the recent rebellion
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 11.036′ N, 99° 12.98′ 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. Soldiers Who Died At Fort Larned (within shouting distance of this marker); Well, Adobe Hospital and Hospital Steward's Quarters (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Wagon Road to the Southwest (approx. 0.2
Third Infantry Honored Dead Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
2. Third Infantry Honored Dead Monument and Marker
miles away); A Soldier Town (approx. mile away); Doesn't Every Fort Have a Wall? (approx. mile away); The Frontier Army and the U.S. Mail (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named A Soldier Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Larned National Historic Site.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Larned National Historic Site. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Conflict and Expansion, The Old Guard on the Frontier. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts, CastlesWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Third Infantry Honored Dead Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
3. Third Infantry Honored Dead Monument and Marker
Looking southwest
Colonel McIntyre Inscription on Third Infantry Honored Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2010
4. Colonel McIntyre Inscription on Third Infantry Honored Dead Monument
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 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 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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