Fort Wallace (ca. 1865–1882) was a US Cavalry fort built in Wallace County, Kansas to help defend settlers against Cheyenne and Sioux raids. All that remains today is the cemetery, but for a period of over a decade Fort Wallace was one of the most important military outposts on the frontier.
|near Wallace, Kansas|
|Controlled by||United States|
|Built by||U.S. Army|
|Garrison||2nd Cavalry Regiment|
5th Infantry Regiment
6th Infantry Regiment
7th Cavalry Regiment
9th Cavalry Regiment
Fort Wallace MuseumEdit
Today, Fort Wallace is represented by a privately operated museum nearby in the town of Wallace, with relics from the fort as well as photos, reproduction items, and literature covering the post's history and the settlement of the Great Plains. A casting of the plesiosaur discovered by Dr. Turner and Scout William Comstock is also on display. Facades of some of the buildings from Fort Wallace and from the Old Town of Wallace are featured in the Milford Becker Addition opened in 2017.
The old Fort Wallace cemetery still exists, and is located next to the Wallace Township Cemetery at .