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Geneseo in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Camp Union

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Site of Camp Union Marker
Inscription.  
Site of Camp Union
——·•·——
In a regimental camp near this
spot, more than 700 men from this
Valley were trained for Civil War
service under the direction of
Col. John Rorbach of Geneseo. They
became Companies A-G of the
famous 104th N. Y. Vol. Infantry
known as the "Wadsworth Guards".

 
Erected 1965 by A. A. Curtis Woman's Relief Corps No. 64.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 47.941′ N, 77° 48.383′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Rorbach Lane and Lima Road, on the left when traveling east on Rorbach Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Lima Road, Geneseo NY 14454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cobblestone School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Temple Hill (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of (approx. half a mile away); Groveland Hill (approx. half a mile
Site of Camp Union Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Site of Camp Union Marker
away); Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth (approx. half a mile away); Shaw Sisters (approx. half a mile away); Big Tree Lodge (approx. half a mile away); Site of First Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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