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Brig. General Benjamin Harrison

 
 
Brig. General Benjamin Harrison 1833-1901 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
1. Brig. General Benjamin Harrison 1833-1901 Marker
Inscription. 1833–1901. Entered the Union Army as 2nd Lt. of the 70th Indiana Regiment. He insisted on turning raw recruits into disciplined soldiers. He later was United States Senator from Indiana and the twenty-third President of the United States.
 
Erected 1963 by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 49.1963.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.043′ N, 86° 9.248′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on North Delaware Street north of East 11th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1230 N. Delaware Street, Indianapolis IN 46202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison (a few steps from this marker); The Old Northside (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Freeman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ovid Butler, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Widows and Orphans Friends’ Society (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .
Home of Benjamin Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 18, 2013
2. Home of Benjamin Harrison Marker

1. Benjamin Harrison (1889–1893). (Submitted on October 2, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.)
2. The President Benjamin Harrison Home. (Submitted on October 2, 2006.)
 
Additional keywords. 23rd President
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Home of Benjamin Harrison. The home is open for tours. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
3. Home of Benjamin Harrison. The home is open for tours.
Plaque on a rock in front of the Harrison home. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
4. Plaque on a rock in front of the Harrison home.
Home of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States. Born August 20, 1833. Died March 13, 1901. Indiana's own citizen. In command of the 70th Ind. Vol. Inft. 1861–1865. Breveted Brig. General. Erected by the National Auxililary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,926 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   2. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3, 4. submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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