Fort Wallace Cemetery

Fort Wallace Q. M.  Department


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Report of Deceased Persons Buried by the Q. M. Deptartment, Fort Wallace, Kansas

1. John McGee age 38  died Dec. 25, 1866-born Ireland-cause of death chronic diarrhea, died Post Hospital-Teamster for Q M C.
2. James T. Williams  age 30 laborer for Q M Dept from England died at Post Hospital May 8, 1867 buried may 12, 1867 cause of death, congestion of brain
3. Name unknown, scalped by Indians, found 8 miles west of overland mail road, found by escort returning to post. buried June 15, 1867
4. Name unknown, age unknown, found near above by military escort, relatives unknown
5. William Shrick  born Germany age unknown, died of cholera in camp near Fort Wallace, relative unknown, employed by Q M Dept., died July 25, 1867, buried July 25, 1867 
6. Randolph Talard (or Tarard) from Germany, age unknown, relative unknown, died of cholera in camp near Fort Wallace, employed by Q M Dept., died July 25, 1867, buried July 25, 1867
7. John Wolf native of US, died of cholera July 25, 1867 in camp near Fort Wallace, relative unknown, employed as Indian Scout & Guide
8. J. R. Ferguson from Leavenworth, Kansas, age unknown, married in Leavenworth, died July 25, 1867, buried July 25, 1867 died of cholera
9. Miss Agnes Sage from Dallas, Michigan died of cholera, Aug. 10, 1867, buried Aug. 11, 1867 at Fort Wallace, death occurred while visiting sister, Mrs. D. B. Long, age 18
10. Miss Katie Runey age 2 died of cholera in camp near Fort Wallace, daughter of Corp. Runey, Company B. 5th Infantry, died Aug. 12,1867, buried Aug. 13, 1867.
11. H. T. Wyatt  from Missouri, died Jan. 14, 1869, buried Jan. 18, 1868, murdered, age 35, shot by pistol in hands of William Comstock.
12. G. W. Brownell from Chicago, age unknown, killed by Indians near Big Timbers Station, Jan. 16, 1868, buried Jan. 28, 1868.
13. Philip Cory age 27, murdered at Pond Creek Station April 3 1868, buried April 4, 1868
14. Ida E. Sprague age 3 months 27 days, cause of death unknown, died April 11, 1868, buried April 12, 1868, daughter of Mrs. Sprague, Laundress 7th Cavalry
15. John Curry age unknown, married, killed by Indians May 22, 1868, buried May 23, 1868, relatives unknown
16. Willie Scott age 1 year 29 days from New Mexico, cause of death unknown, died June 15, 1868, buried June 16, 1868 son of Sgt. Scott, B. Company  5th Infantry.
17. Sand Callahan address unknown, age unknown, killed by Indians September 21, 1868, buries September 22, 1868, Died from wounds received from Indians at Rose Creek C. J.
18. Henry Kill age unknown, cause of death unknown, buried September 22, 1868.
19. Alex Innes Address Sheridan, age unknown, cause of death consumption, born Ireland, died September 21, 1868 at Post Hospital, buried September 22, 1868, relative unknown
20. William McDonald married, age unknown, cause of death accidental run over by wagon near Sheridan, Teamster, died October 20, 1868 buried October 21, 1868.
21. James Alick age unknown, died of shotgun wound at Sheridan, Kansas, died November 9, 1868, buried November 10, 1868.
22. John Drier age unknown, died of shotgun wounds at Sheridan, Kansas, died November 11, 1868, buried November 12, 1868
23. Thomas O'Donnell age unknown, died of shotgun wounds at Post Hospital, died November 18, buried November 20, 1868.General's Scout, died of wounds received in action on the Dry Fork River.
24. Frank Dickson killed at Pond City, died December 21, 1868,  buried December 21, 1868, age unknown, relatives unknown
25. Charles Walker age unknown, died of gunshot wounds December 25, 1868 on Pond Creek C. J., buried December 26, 1868.
26. A. L. Grover age unknown, shot by Jon. Mooney at Pond City, died February 16, 1869 buried February 17, 1869, U. S. Scout.
27. John L. Ranch from Lake Providence, Louisiana, age 21, died April 7, 1869, buried April 9, 1869, shot by John Langford, Assistant Wagon Master
28. John Langford age 22, hung by Vigilante Committee August 25, 1869, buried August 25, 1869, died at Pond City.
29. Ludwig Frey age 35 from Prussia, died of dysentery August 26, 1869, buried August 27, 1869, relative unknown.
30. Charles Sheppard age 20, from Ncuck, Mass., died August 27, 1869 from pneumonia at Fort Wallace, Buried August 27, 1869.
31. Charles M. Kohl from Mass., age 10 months, born Leavenworth, died September 9, 1869, buried September 10, 1869.
32. James Telson age 21, died November 10, 1869 of consumption, buried November 10, 1869.
33. William L. C. Reed from Dorchester, Mass., age unknown, died of gunshot wound December 10, 1869, buried December 10, 1869.
34. Edward Sweeny from Columbia, age unknown, died of typho Pneumonia December 17, 1869, buried December 18, 1869, brother of dr. Sweeny, Emettsbury, MD.
35. James Colwin age unknown, from  Emettsbury, MD., died December  21, 1869 of Epilepsy, buried December 21, 1869, relative unknown
36. Name Unknown Age unknown, relatives unknown, died of pneumonia January 14, 1870, buried January 15, 1870.
37. H. H. Harstlarie from Chicago, Illinois, age unknown, died of cieanes, died February 13, 1870, burial date not given, relatives unknown.
38. A. L. M. Behrens from Chicago, Illinois, died February 18, 1870 of Diphtheria, child of German Colonization Company, burial date not given.
39. R. Kliemchen from Chicago, Illinois, died of Diphtheria February 20, 1870, child of German Colonization Company
40. M. Phillips from Chicago, Illinois, died February 23, 1870 of  Diphtheria, child of German Colonization Company, died at Fort Wallace
41. Name Unknown age unknown died of Urania
42. Name Unknown age unknown, cause of death unknown
43. Madigan age unknown
44. John Gates age unknown admitted to Post Hospital with fractured arm, amputated  February 2, 1871 ??
45. Michael O'Brien age unknown, died of Urania, date of death January 31, 1871, buried February 2, 1871
46. Ann C. Comstock age 45, died of intermitten fever on August 29, 1873, buried August 30, 1873.
47. Clarence Prophet from Mississippi, age 24, died May 23, 1873, buried Mat 24, 1873. Shot by Kirke Gordon at Wallace Station with 36 caliber bullet.
48. George Schtarod run over by railroad car, age 17, died August 27, 1873 buried august 27, 1873
49. Mrs. Eliza Newman from Ireland, died November 29, 1872, buried November 30, 1872, cause of death not given, Wife of Private Newman Company M  6th Infantry.
50. Dexter B. Day died of Intermittent Fever September 16, 1873, buried September 17, 1873 age 2
51. Mary G. Westerburg died of consumption september 15, 1873, buried September 16, 1873, Age unknown, Married
52. William Hamilton from Gulpepper County, Virginia died of consunption September 3, 1873, buried September 3, 1873. He had two aliases: John Downhelly and Charles Stewart.
53. R. D. Felch from Georgia died August 8, 1875, buried August 8, 1875, cause of death pneumonia.
54. German Family buried in grave ?????
55. Charles Wilkes Brewster age 30 years 12 days, died at Wallace House, September 1876, buried October 2, 1876, married. Judge Courtney and Dr. came out to bury him.
56. Samuel B. Ledgerwood age 30 years 14 days, death caused by accident on RR near B. O. D. Stage, died January 27, 1877, buried January 28, 1877.
57. Louis Brewer from Aleace, Germany, died September 22, 1877, buried September 23, 1877.
58. Robert Wilson age 23, died 1881
59. John Etcher age 60, from England, frozen to death near Wallace, buried December 1877.
60. Robert Hana from Missouri, age 35, cause of death Dropsy, native of Ireland, died January 18, 1881, buried January 20, 1881.
61. B. F. Drake age 30, from Iowa, run over by engine, buried May 25, 1881 by the Rail Road Company. Man's brother came for his remains December 19, 1881, Indentified and given possession of them.
62. J. Halley from Indiana, age 38, died June 16, 1880 Drowned, buried June 16, 1880.
63. Fanny Mary Rice, child 1 month 19 days, cause of death unknown, died December 30, 1881, buried by parents December 31, 1881.
64. Georgia Green age 10 months 14 days, cause of death unknown, died January 4, 1882, child of soldier, buried by parents January 4, 1882.
65. John Pittman age 23, cause of death gunshot wound March 18, 1882, buried March 18, 1882, shot by James McCallen. Father came to bury him.  (stone marker)

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