U.S. National Cemetery #1
East National Avenue & South Beech Avenue, Fort Scott, KS 66701
Fort Scott U.S. National Cemetery No. 1 was one of 14 original National Cemeteries established by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862. Notable burials include Union and Confederate soldiers, members of the Indian Home Guard, buffalo soldiers (U.S. Colored Troops), and Eugene Ware.Smaller burial plots in Mound City and Baxter Springs are considered component units of this national cemetery.