Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
19th U. S. Infantry
19th U.S. Infantry
and other Regts.
Erected by the
19th U.S. Inf. Veteran Assn.
Erected by 19th U.S. Infantry Veteran Assn.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, US Civil.
Location. 42° 17.643′ N, 83° 8.328′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Fort Street ¼ mile from Dearborn Street, on the right when traveling west. In the veteran's section of Woodmere Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9822 Fort Street, Detroit MI 48209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines (here, next to this marker); The Ford Hunger March (approx. ¼ mile away); Woodmere Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); UAW Local 600 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shipbuilding Traditions (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ford Rouge Plant (approx. 1.3 miles away); Reves-Wilhelm CemeteryCivil War /Spanish War /World War (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Also see . . .
1. 19th U.S. Infantry Regiment. The regiment was authorized in May 1861 as one of the "new" Regular regiments. The Regiment served through the Civil War in the Western Theater. (Submitted on December 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Tribute to Major Charles T. Witherell. A tribute to Major Witherell, buried here along with his wife, the only woman granted special permission to be buried here with her husband. (Submitted on December 9, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,602 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.