Near Lake City in Marshall County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Commanding Officer's Quarters
Major Rose commanded Company F of the First U.S. Volunteers and the Second Minnesota Cavalry, of which Andrew was a member. Company F was a group of Confederate prisoners who agreed to serve at western outposts. They were known as "galvanized Yankees."
Thurs. Dec. 7, 1865. Major Rose called all the companies together today, gave them a talking to and much good advice. There has been quite a spirit of unrest among the men. The men were anxious to return to civil life.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 45° 39.466′ N, 97° 31.874′ W. Marker is near Lake City, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 434th Ave. 1˝ miles from 118th Stret. The Marker is located .1 mile from the parking lot on the main foot path. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City SD 57247, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Officers' Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sisseton (within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor's Residence Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Adjutants Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Quartermaster and Commissary Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Magazine (about 300 feet away); Library (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
Also see . . . Fort Sisseton State Historic Park. (Submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.