Dowagiac in Cass County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
19th Michigan Infantry Memorial
The 19th Mich. Inf. Was organized at Dowagiac, ‘62. Henry C. Gilbert, Colonel, left camp Sept. 14, ‘62 with 995 men. Mustered out of service Jun. 10, ‘65
Total Enrollment 1206
Killed in Action 54
Died of Wounds 31
Died in Confederate Prisons 7
Died of Disease 138
Discharged for Disability 182
The 19th Michigan Infantry
By the Womans Relief Corps
Of Cass County, 1922.
(Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic)
Erected 1922 by Womans Relief Corps of Cass County.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 41° 58.994′ N, 86° 6.805′ W. Marker is in Dowagiac, Michigan, in Cass County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Indiana Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Marker is located at the southeast corner of Farr Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dowagiac MI 49047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Dowagiac World War II - Korean Conflict - Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Willis M. Farr (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's Church / Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dowagiac World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Criffield-Whiteley House / Harry and Sara Ethel Whiteley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dowagiac National Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); Dowagiac Civil War Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Beckwith Park (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dowagiac.
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