Constructed in 1867
He was over to Roll Call this morning but nobody was up-when Sgt. Knight politely told him that we hadn't had any Roll Calls in the morning all winter. Orders up at Renville after this."
Officers at Fort Wadsworth were assigned and relieved of their commissions with almost monotonous regularity. Some lasted a month or less, while others often returned to their commands.
Andrew often hoped his company would be reassigned to a more civilized area, "…for I must say that of all the places I was ever station, this is the meanest."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 45° 39.452′ N, 97° 31.876′ W. Marker is near Eden, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 434th Avenue (County Road 5) 1˝ miles south of 118th Stret. The Marker is located 500 feet from the parking lot on the main foot path. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adjutant's Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sisseton (within shouting distance of this marker); Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Jackson Fisk Historic Trail (about 300 feet away); Doctor's Residence (about 300 feet away); Hospital (about 300 feet away); The Laundress Quarters (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
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 December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2017, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. Photos: 1. submitted on December 8, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.