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Camp Anderson

Location: 2404 E. Michigan Boulevard at Carroll Street, Michigan City. (La Porte County, Indiana)

Erected 1996 Indiana Historical Bureau and McDonald's Restaurant

ID# : 46.1996.1

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One of three Civil War training camps in La Porte County. Site is one fourth mile west. Named for Colonel Edward Anderson. Used 1863-1864 to train Indiana Union volunteers of the 127th, 128th, and 129th regiments.

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