Commandant's Quarters - Dearborn, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8
N 42° 18.389 W 083° 14.639
17T E 315048 N 4686244
Quick Description: Commemorative plaque at the Dearborn Historical Society (Commandant's Quarters) located at 21950 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn MI 48124. It describes this location's function as a Civil War training site.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2022 2:06:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM15KJX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
From the copper colored marker which is shaped in the layout of the U.S. Arsenal in Dearborn (then Dearbornville). Text from the marker:

During the period of the American Civil War the U.S. Arsenal in Dearborn (then Dearbornville) served as training facilities for Michigan soldiers. This marker is a testimony and a memorial to those men and their units who gave a measure of their devotion. They include: First Michigan Sharpshooters Regiment. Approximately one third to one half of the unit's ten companies were casualties, including men from the all Indian Company K. Four men received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Battery M of First Light Artillery.
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