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Evansville in Vanderburgh County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Camp

 
 
Civil War Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Civil War Camp Marker
Inscription. During the time of the Civil War local home guard mobilized in Sunset Park to protect the city from impending rebel raids and attacks from hostile gunboats operating on the Ohio River.
 
Erected by Evansville Museum of Arts and Science.
 
Location. 37° 57.969′ N, 87° 34.408′ W. Marker is in Evansville, Indiana, in Vanderburgh County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Southeast Riverside Drive and Cherry Street. Touch for map. Located within the grounds of the visitors center - The Pagoda. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Southeast Riverside Drive, Evansville IN 47713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio River Levee (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCurdy - Sears Building (approx. half a mile away); Sheriff's Residence and Jail (approx. half a mile away); The Short Lived Canal (approx. half a mile away); Vanderburgh County World War I Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); Vanderburgh County World War II Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); Wabash and Erie Canal (approx. half a mile away); Augustus Owsley Stanley (approx. 8.4 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Evansville.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Grounds around the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
2. Grounds around the marker.
Marker located to right of Visitors Center. image. Click for full size.
By Google Street View
3. Marker located to right of Visitors Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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