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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Camp

 
 
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By Paul F, October 13, 2009
1. Civil War Camp Marker
East side of two sided marker
Inscription. Near here a Civil War training camp was built in August 1861. Named Camp Holton, Camp Sigel and finally Camp Reno, its boundaries were Prospect and Bartlett Avenues and Lafayette and Royall Places. Six Wisconsin infantry regiments, almost 7,000 men, were mustered in and equipped for the Union Army here. Two other Civil War posts, Camps Scott and Washburn, were on the city’s west side.
 
Erected 1989 by Loyal Legion, Wisconsin Commandery Milwaukee Civil War Roundtable Milwaukee County Historical Society. (Marker Number 288.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 3.195′ N, 87° 53.41′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of North Prospect Avenue and East Royall Place, on the right when traveling north on North Prospect Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1756 North Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Allis House (within shouting distance of this marker); Milwaukee River Flushing Pump (approx. 0.2 miles away); Villa Terrace
Civil War Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 13, 2009
2. Civil War Camp Marker
West side of two sided marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Edward Diederichs House (approx. 0.6 miles away); The First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Prospect Avenue “Spite” House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jason Downer House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old North Point Water Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 13, 2009
3. Civil War Camp Marker
 
 
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