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General Robert H. Milroy 1816-1890

Location: Milroy Park, 3 blocks west of downtown between Washington & Milroy Streets & College Avenue, Rensselaer.(Jasper County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964

ID# : 37.1964.1

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was appointed colonel of the 9th Indiana Infantry, later promoted to brigadier and major general. He saw extensive action in western Virginia. After the war he served as Indian agent in state of Washington.

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