Civil War Camp Historical Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
N 43° 03.195 W 087° 53.411
16T E 427505 N 4767112
Quick Description: Civil War Camp Historical Marker at 1756 N. Prospect Ave. in Milwaukee, WI
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/21/2007 10:39:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM21VX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
Views: 17

Long Description:
"Near here a Civil War training camp was built in August 1861. Named Camp Holton, Camp Sigel, and finally Camp Reno, its boundaries were Prospect and Bartlett Avenues and Lafayette and Royall Places. Six Wisconsin infantry regiments, almost 7,000 men, were mustered in and equipped for the Union Army here. Two other Civil War posts, Camps Scott and Washburn, were on the city's west side.

Erected 1989
Loyal Legion, Wisconsin Commandery
Milwaukee Civil War Roundtable
Milwaukee County Historical Society"
County: Milwaukee

Location: Other

MarkerID: 288

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