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Hartsville in Bartholomew County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Private Barton W. Mitchell

 
 
Private Barton W. Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
1. Private Barton W. Mitchell Marker
Inscription. Mitchell, Co. F, 27th Indiana Volunteers, is buried in Hartsville Baptist Cemetery. He found Confederate General Lee's "Lost" Special Orders No. 191 near Frederick, MD, September 13, 1862. Union General McClellan then engaged Lee at the Battle of Antietam.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 03.1992.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.067′ N, 85° 41.926′ W. Marker is in Hartsville, Indiana, in Bartholomew County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Harrison St (State Road 46) and N. Washington St, on the right when traveling west on E. Harrison St. Touch for map. Marker is located in southwest corner of the community square/park. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville IN 47244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hartsville College (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hartsville College (within shouting distance of this marker); Atterbury Army Air Field (approx. 10.6 miles away); Decatur County (Indiana) Bridge 140
Private Barton W. Mitchell Marker in Community Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
2. Private Barton W. Mitchell Marker in Community Park
(approx. 10.7 miles away); Westport Covered Bridge (approx. 10.8 miles away); Madison and Indianapolis Railroad (approx. 11 miles away); Kellar Grist Mill (approx. 14 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Lost Special Orders 191 markers
 
Additional comments.
1. Burial Site
Hartsville Baptist Cemetery is located 1/4 mile north of the marker. The cemetery can be reached by traveling north on N. Washington St and turning left onto an unmarked county road just north of School St. The cemetery is located 200 feet on the southwest side of the road. Mitchell's burial site is in the north corner of the cemetery. (The geographic coordinates are 39.27060 -85.70039)
    — Submitted March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Burial Site of Private Barton W. Mitchell image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
3. Burial Site of Private Barton W. Mitchell
In Hartsville Baptist Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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