Fort Kearney Post Cemetery

Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
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Fort Kearny, was established in the spring of 1848 "near the head of the Grand Island" along the Platte River. It was first called Fort Childs and renamed Fort Kearney in 1848. The U.S. Army issued an order to abandon the post on May 22, 1871. Most of the remains from the Post Cemetery were moved in 1891 to Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, NE.


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GPS Coordinates: 40.6429000, -99.0066400

  • Added: 19 May 2015
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2579388