Civil War Camp

Civil War Camp (HMOX0)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53202 Milwaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 3.195', W 87° 53.41'

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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.
HM NumberHMOX0
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number288
Year Placed1989
Placed ByLoyal Legion, Wisconsin Commandery Milwaukee Civil War Roundtable Milwaukee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 427506 N 4767112
Decimal Degrees43.05325000, -87.89016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 3.195', W 87° 53.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 3' 11.70" N, 87° 53' 24.60" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1740 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee WI 53202, US
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