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

Fort Scott National Cemetery

 
 
Fort Scott National Cemetery NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 8, 2012
1. Fort Scott National Cemetery NRHP Marker
Inscription.

This National Cemetery
has been listed in
The National Register
of
Historic Places

by the
United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1999 by Department of Veterans Affairs.
 
Location. 37° 49.298′ N, 94° 41.63′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Touch for map. Marker is in Fort Scott National Cemetery, 900 East National Avenue, at the east end of the main entrance drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeannette Huntington Ware (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of The Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A National Cemetery System (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Scott National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Combat Infantrymen (about 600 feet away); Normal Victory Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Eugene Ware Elementary School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mercy Hospital Cross (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Regarding Fort Scott National Cemetery. Fort Scott National
Fort Scott National Cemetery <i>The Bivouac of the Dead</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 8, 2012
2. Fort Scott National Cemetery The Bivouac of the Dead Marker
Cemetery was one of the original National Cemeteries established by Lincoln's 1862 presidential proclamation.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Scott National Cemetery. (Submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fort Scott National Cemetery National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, World II
 
Fort Scott National Cemetery Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 8, 2012
3. Fort Scott National Cemetery Markers
Looking east
Fort Scott National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 8, 2012
4. Fort Scott National Cemetery
Fort Scott National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 8, 2012
5. Fort Scott National Cemetery
Looking southwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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