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Near Lake City in Marshall County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Commanding Officer's Quarters

Constructed 1865-1867

 
 
Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 12, 2016
1. Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker
Inscription.
Major Rose commanded Company F of the First U.S. Volunteers and the Second Minnesota Cavalry, of which Andrew was a member. Company F was a group of Confederate prisoners who agreed to serve at western outposts. They were known as "galvanized Yankees."

Journal Entry
Thurs. Dec. 7, 1865. Major Rose called all the companies together today, gave them a talking to and much good advice. There has been quite a spirit of unrest among the men. The men were anxious to return to civil life.
 
Location. 45° 39.466′ N, 97° 31.874′ W. Marker is near Lake City, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 434th Ave. 1 miles from 118th Stret. Touch for map. The Marker is located .1 mile from the parking lot on the main foot path. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City SD 57247, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Officers' Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sisseton (within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor's Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Adjutants Office
Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 12, 2016
2. Commanding Officer's Quarters Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Quartermaster and Commissary Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Magazine (about 300 feet away); Library (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Sisseton State Historic Park. (Submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Map of buildings to the west including the Commanding Officer's Quarters image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 12, 2016
3. Map of buildings to the west including the Commanding Officer's Quarters
Fort Sisseton State Historic Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
4. Fort Sisseton State Historic Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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