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

Camp Mitchell

 
 
Camp Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
1. Camp Mitchell Marker
Inscription. Civil War training camp for the then 10th Congressional District was located at Kendallville. The 12th Indiana Cavalry and the 129th Volunteer Infantry were organized and trained here.
 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 57.1963.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 26.472′ N, 85° 15.989′ W. Marker is in Kendallville, Indiana, in Noble County. Marker is at the intersection of Rush Street and Orchard Street, on the right when traveling west on Rush Street. Touch for map. The Police Station is a block away on the corner of Rush and S. Main. Turn west 1 block to the library on the right. The Marker is at the corner with the library. Marker is in this post office area: Kendallville IN 46755, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lakeview Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial Cannon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gene Stratton-Porter (approx. 4.9 miles away); South Milford World War I Monument (approx. 6.4 miles away);
Camp Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
2. Camp Mitchell Marker
This is looking west away from town. This would have been the location of the camp. Today, it's a residential neighborhood.
Sylvan Lake (approx. 6.9 miles away); Noble County Seat / Noble County Courthouse (approx. 8.8 miles away); Noble County Seat (approx. 8.8 miles away); Noble County Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kendallville.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
East on Rush Street towards town image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
3. East on Rush Street towards town
Main Street, downtown image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
4. Main Street, downtown
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,795 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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