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

Camp Wabash

1862 - 65

 
 
Camp Wabash Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 28, 2007
1. Camp Wabash Marker
Inscription. Site of 11th Congressional District military camp used to rendezvous, recruit and organize the 75th, 89th, 101st, 118th and 153rd Indiana Regiments during the Civil War.
 
Erected 1962 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 85.1962.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 47.324′ N, 85° 49.364′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbus Street and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling west on Columbus Street. Touch for map. It is located very close to the Wabash River. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas F. Payne / Modoc (approx. half a mile away); Brush Carbon Arc Light (approx. 0.6 miles away); Paradise Spring Historical Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Settler's Cabin (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Wabash River (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wabash.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp Wabash Marker in 2014 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
2. Camp Wabash Marker in 2014
Camp Wabash Marker in 2014 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
3. Camp Wabash Marker in 2014
Long shot of the Camp Wabash marker. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 28, 2007
4. Long shot of the Camp Wabash marker.
Camp Wabash Marker in 2014 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
5. Camp Wabash Marker in 2014
View to east along Columbus Street
Camp Wabash Marker in 2014 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
6. Camp Wabash Marker in 2014
View to west along Columbus Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 29, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on June 29, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   5, 6. submitted on March 19, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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