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

General Robert H. Milroy

 
 
General Robert H. Milroy 1816-1890 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
1. General Robert H. Milroy 1816-1890 Marker
Inscription. General Robert H. Milroy, 1816–1890, was appointed colonel of the 9th Indiana Infantry, later promoted to brigadier and major general. He saw extensive action in western Virginia. After the war he served as Indiana agent in State of Washington.
 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 37.1964.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.078′ N, 87° 9.298′ W. Marker is in Rensselaer, Indiana, in Jasper County. Marker is on West Washington Street (U.S. 231), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Milroy Park, a triangle between West Washington Street (US 231), West Milroy, and North College. Marker is in this post office area: Rensselaer IN 47978, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Cabin in Rensselaer (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Frederick Hanley (about 600 feet away); Jasper County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Van Rensselaer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church
Milroy Park image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
2. Milroy Park
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Rensselaer Power Plant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jasper County World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rensselaer.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Statue of General Milroy image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
3. Statue of General Milroy
1910 bronze by Mary S. Washburn is approx. 8 feet tall on an 8 foot tall base.
Jasper County Courthouse, Rensselaer image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
4. Jasper County Courthouse, Rensselaer
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,479 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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