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Kendallville in Noble County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Mitchell

 
 
Camp Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
1. Camp Mitchell Marker
Inscription.  Civil War training camp for the then 10th Congressional District was located at Kendallville. The 12th Indiana Cavalry and the 129th Volunteer Infantry were organized and trained here.
 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 57.1963.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 41° 26.472′ N, 85° 15.989′ W. Marker is in Kendallville, Indiana, in Noble County. Marker is at the intersection of Rush Street and Orchard Street, on the right when traveling west on Rush Street. The Police Station is a block away on the corner of Rush and S. Main. Turn west 1 block to the library on the right. The Marker is at the corner with the library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kendallville IN 46755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lakeview Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial Cannon
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Gene Stratton-Porter (approx. 4.9 miles away); South Milford World War I Monument (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sylvan Lake (approx. 6.9 miles away); Memorial To Jacob And Sarah Ober Brechbill (approx. 7.6 miles away); B&O Railroad Depot Albion, IN (approx. 8.7 miles away); World War Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kendallville.
 
Camp Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
2. Camp Mitchell Marker
This is looking west away from town. This would have been the location of the camp. Today, it's a residential neighborhood.
East on Rush Street towards town image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
3. East on Rush Street towards town
Main Street, downtown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
4. Main Street, downtown
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,284 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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