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East Germantown in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

East Germantown Civil War Band

 
 
East Germantown Civil War Band Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 26, 2007
1. East Germantown Civil War Band Marker
Inscription. Band organized in East Germantown; members enlisted in 1862. Assigned to the Twelfth Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. Fought with General Ulysses S. Grant. Marched with General William T. Sherman from Atlanta to the sea.
Erected in memory of D.W. Kocher
 
Erected 1978. (Marker Number 89.1978.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.79′ N, 85° 8.189′ W. Marker is in East Germantown, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Road (U.S. 40) and Milton Street, on the right when traveling west on Old National Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pershing IN 47370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overbeck House and Studio (approx. 1.4 miles away); Iron Brigade Commander (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cambridge City (approx. 1.9 miles away); Indiana’s First Woman’s Rights Convention (approx. 3.8 miles away); Oliver P. Morton Home (approx. 7.2 miles away);
East Germantown Civil War Band Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 26, 2007
2. East Germantown Civil War Band Marker
Historic National Road / Make History, Drive It (approx. 7.5 miles away); George Washington Julian (approx. 7.7 miles away); Birthplace of Wilbur Wright (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  East Germantown or Pershing?. Efforts to change the town's name during World War I for patriotic reasons has left an open question - East Germantown or Pershing, Indiana? (Submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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