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Near Marion in Grant County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Battle of Mississinewa

 
 
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By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
1. Battle of Mississinewa Marker
Inscription. Two miles west. Site of battle fought Dec. 18, 1812, in which British-allied Miami Indians were defeated by U.S. troops and Militia under Col. John Campbell.
 
Erected 1947 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 27.1947.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.392′ N, 85° 42.557′ W. Marker is near Marion, Indiana, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 15 and County Road 600 N on State Road 15. Touch for map. SE corner of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Marion IN 46952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miami Indian Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mississinewa Battlefield (approx. 1.5 miles away); Miami Indian Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Metocinyah's Village (approx. 2.6 miles away); Banquo High School (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
More about this marker. There is a more detailed marker and several memorials at the site two miles west.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812
 
Battle of Mississinewa Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
2. Battle of Mississinewa Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,058 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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