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Near Eden in Marshall County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Andrew Jackson Fisk Historic Trail

 
 
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By Connor Olson, October 2, 2020
1. Andrew Jackson Fisk Historic Trail Marker
Inscription.   Wed. Oct. 25, 1865. Our company is ordered to Fort Wadsworth-- bad luck to them! Men feel badly about being ordered to Wadsworth--it seems as though it was going out of the world again. But it is a soldier's duty to obey orders.

Andrew Jackson Fisk was fourteen when he enlisted in the Second Minnesota Cavalry, Company A. Two years later, he began his service as quartermaster sergeant as Fort Wadsworth (later named Fort Sisseton).

Join Andrew as he shares with you, in his own words, some of his experiences as a soldier stationed at a prairie fort. As you tour the grounds, watch for the signs posted at each structure. Also, plan to tour the visitor center in the North Barracks. There you will find other exhibits depicting military life on the prairie in the 1800s.
 
Erected by South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 45° 39.506′ N, 97° 31.778′ W. Marker is near Eden, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can

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be reached from 434th Avenue (County Road 5). Located at north side of Fort Sisseton State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11907 434th Ave, Eden SD 57232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor William J. Janklow and Fort Sisseton (here, next to this marker); Senator Curt Jones and Fort Sisseton (here, next to this marker); Fort Sisseton Military Reservation, Dakota Territory (a few steps from this marker); North Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Library-Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Sisseton (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on December 8, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 3, 2021