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Michigan City in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Anderson

 
 
Camp Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, April 21, 2007
1. Camp Anderson Marker
Inscription. One of three Civil War training camps in La Porte County. Site is one fourth mile west. Named for Colonel Edward Anderson. Used 1863-1864 to train Indiana Union volunteers of the 127th, 128th, and 129th regiments.
 
Erected 1996 by the Indiana Historical Bureau and McDonald's Restaurant. (Marker Number 46.1996.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 42.535′ N, 86° 52.191′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of East Michigan Avenue (U.S. 35) and Carroll Avenue on East Michigan Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located next to the McDonald's Restaurant, but due to the traffic in this location, I could not obtain a photograph showing the restaurant in the background. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2404 E. Michigan Blvd., Michigan City IN 46360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Trail Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saint Stanislaus Cemetery World War II Memorial (approx.
A view of the marker from the intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, April 21, 2007
2. A view of the marker from the intersection.
0.8 miles away); Michigan City World War II Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); P.F.C. Kenneth L. Scott Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michigan City.
 
Also see . . .  Camp Anderson. This page is on the La Porte County Historical Society website. It talks about Camp Anderson and has a photo of Civil War reenactors posing at the marker during the dedication. (Submitted on April 23, 2007.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,171 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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