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Iron Brigade Commander

 
 
Iron Brigade Commander Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
1. Iron Brigade Commander Marker
Inscription. One-quarter mile south of this marker is the home of General Solomon A. Meredith, Iron Brigade Commander at Gettysburg. Born in North Carolina, Meredith was an Indiana political leader and post-war Surveyor-General of Montana Territory.
 
Erected 1963 by Indianapolis Civil War Roundtable and Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 89.1963.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.766′ N, 85° 9.772′ W. Marker is in Cambridge City, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 40) and South Gay Street, on the left when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge City IN 47327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overbeck House and Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); Cambridge City (approx. half a mile away); East Germantown Civil War Band (approx. 1.4 miles away); Indiana’s First Woman’s Rights Convention (approx. 2.4 miles away); Oliver P. Morton Home
Iron Brigade Commander Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 26, 2007
2. Iron Brigade Commander Marker
(approx. 8.6 miles away); Historic National Road / Make History, Drive It (approx. 8.9 miles away); George Washington Julian (approx. 9.1 miles away); Birthplace of Wilbur Wright (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge City.
 
Regarding Iron Brigade Commander. House is at the end of Meredith Street, which is off Church Street between Gay and Pearl Streets.
 
Also see . . .
1. Solomon Meredith (1810-1875). (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
2. Iron Brigade Virtual Tour by Markers. This virtual tour includes markers about the Iron Brigade. (Submitted on December 11, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
The Meredith-Rice House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
3. The Meredith-Rice House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,778 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. Photos:   1. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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