As the assistant to the commanding officer, the adjutant kept track of the men who were on furlough, in the hospital or on field patrol. He was also in charge of the "official correspondence, record and post orders, keeping details the records of all the letters and telegrams sent from the fort". These letters along with special and general orders from the post commander or kept in leather-bound record books and used for the fourth annual reports.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 45° 39.43′ N, 97° 31.847′ 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 Street, on the right when traveling south. Located 500 feet from the parking lot on the main foot path. 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.
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 Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2020, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. Photos: 1. submitted on December 11, 2020, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. 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.