• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

Regiments and Years Served at Fort Larned

1st U.S. Cavalry - 1859

2nd U.S. Infantry - 1859-1863

2nd U.S. Dragoons - 1860-1861

2nd Kansas Volunteer Cavalry - 1862

9th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry - 1862-1864

2nd Colorado Volunteer Cavalry - 1862-1865

9th Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery - 1862-1865

1st Colorado Volunteer Cavalry - 1862-1864

12th Kansas Volunteer Infantry - 1863

McLain’s Independent Colorado Volunteer Battery - 1864

15th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry - 1864-1865

3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry - 1864

11th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry - 1864-1865

2nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry - 1865-1866

48th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry - 1865

17th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry - 1865

2nd U.S. Cavalry - 1865-1866

13th U.S. Infantry - 1865

3rd U.S. Infantry - 1866-1872

37th U.S. Infantry - 1867

10th U.S. Cavalry - 1867-1869

6th U.S. Infantry - 1871-1872

5th U.S. Infantry - 1872-1874

19th U.S. Infantry - 1874-1878

Did You Know?

Fort Larned NHS aerial view

Military planners located Fort Larned in a looping curve of the Pawnee Fork. General Hancock later grumbled that the river would accommodate a surprise attack against the fort. More...