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Gosport in Owen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Hughes

 
 
Camp Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, 2006
1. Camp Hughes Marker
Inscription. Civil War training camp for the 59th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in 1861-62 was located one-half mile southwest of Gosport on White River. Named for former Indiana Congressman James Hughes.
 
Erected 1963 by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 60.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 21.292′ N, 86° 40.059′ W. Marker is in Gosport, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 67 and 7th Street on State Road 67. Click for map. It is at the roadside park. Marker is in this post office area: Gosport IN 47433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ten O'Clock Line (here, next to this marker); Ferry Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stinesville Limestone Industry (approx. 4 miles away); Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); Owen County War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gosport.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The marker is in "roadside park." image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, 2006
2. The marker is in "roadside park."
This statue is located just to the right of the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, 2006
3. This statue is located just to the right of the marker.
Camp Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 30, 2013
4. Camp Hughes Marker
In roadside park with another marker and a sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,277 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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