List of cemeteries in Kansas
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U.S. National Cemeteries
Kansas has three United States National Cemeteries which are all administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and overseen from the Leavenworth National Cemetery. They were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
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|Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery||1862||36.1 acres (146,000 m2)||Fort Leavenworth||Leavenworth||Used as a burial ground as early as 1844, the cemetery has almost 23,000 interments. It is located near the center of the Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation. The cemetery has two large grave-markers that look like monuments for General Henry Leavenworth and Colonel Edward Hatch.|
|Fort Scott National Cemetery||1862||21.8 acres (88,000 m2)||Fort Scott||Bourbon||Originally named Presbyterian Graveyard when the land was purchased and maintained by the Presbyterian Church in 1861, the cemetery is the site of about 6,000 interments. It is located on the eastern outskirts of the city of Fort Scott. A granite monument was erected in 1984 in memory of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry.|
|Leavenworth National Cemetery||1973||128.8 acres (0.521 km2)||Leavenworth||Leavenworth||Located in southeast Leavenworth, the cemetery was designed concurrent to construction of the first buildings of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and the first interment occurred in 1886. A limestone obelisk monument, dedicated in 1919, sits atop the crest of a hill in the highest ridge of the cemetery overlooking the Missouri River valley. The cemetery has more than 31,000 interments.|
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