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Andrews in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lessel Long

1838 - 1915

 
 
Lessel Long Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
1. Lessel Long Marker
Inscription.  Lessel Long was a Huntington County pioneer, a Union soldier in the Civil War, and a prisoner of war at Andersonville prison (Camp Sumter) where 13,000 prisoners died. After the war he became a manufacturer and merchant in Andrews. In 1886 he published his experience in Twelve Months in Andersonville Prison. His body is in Riverside cemetery.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 40° 52.238′ N, 85° 35.851′ W. Marker is in Andrews, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker is on River Road, 0.1 miles east of N. Jackson Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located along River Road at Andrews Riverside Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Andrews IN 46702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dallas Township World War II Roll of Honor (approx. 0.9 miles away); In 1835, The Wabash & Erie Canal Was Completed
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); The Wabash & Erie Canal Fulfilled George Washington's Dream (approx. 3.3 miles away); Home of Chief Richardville (approx. 3.4 miles away); Old Treaty Grounds (approx. 3.4 miles away); Forks of Wabash (approx. 3˝ miles away); The “Lime City” (approx. 4.8 miles away); Huntington Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Lessel Long. The burial place of Lessel Long is located 200 feet southwest-by-south of the marker location.
 
Andrews Riverside Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
2. Andrews Riverside Cemetery
Marker, seen in the center background, is located next to River Road at the cemetery
View to west along River Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
3. View to west along River Road
Burial Place of Lessel Long and Wife image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
4. Burial Place of Lessel Long and Wife
Burial Place of Lessel Long<br>(Marked by American Flag) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
5. Burial Place of Lessel Long
(Marked by American Flag)
Burial place is located 200 feet southwest-by-south
of the marker seen in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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