Cambridge City in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Iron Brigade Commander
One-quarter mile south of this marker is the home of General Solomon A. Meredith, Iron Brigade Commander at Gettysburg. Born in North Carolina, Meredith was an Indiana political leader and post-war Surveyor-General of Montana Territory.
Erected 1963 by Indianapolis Civil War Roundtable and Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 89.1963.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
Location. 39° 48.766′ N, 85° 9.772′ W. Marker is in Cambridge City, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 40) and South Gay Street, on the left when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge City IN 47327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia Claypool Meredith (within shouting distance of this marker); Overbeck House and Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Funeral Train General Solomon Meredith (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cambridge City Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); 1904-1925 "Dinkey" (approx. half a mile away); Cambridge City (approx. half a mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge City.
Regarding Iron Brigade Commander. House is at the end of Meredith Street, which is off Church Street between Gay and Pearl Streets.
Also see . . .
1. Solomon Meredith (1810-1875). Morrisson-Reeves Library Local History website entry (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
2. Iron Brigade. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,127 times since then and 102 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. Photos: 1. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3. submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on June 27, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 5. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 6. submitted on June 27, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.