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Indiana Historical Bureau

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Civil War Camps

Location: SR 2 W & Colfax Avenue, La Porte. (La Porte County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963

ID# : 46.1962.1

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Two Civil War training camps: Colfax and Jackson, were located near La Porte. The 9th and 29th Indiana Volunteer Infantry regiments were organized and trained here.

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