Brig. General Benjamin Harrison 1833-1901

Brig. General Benjamin Harrison  1833-1901

 

Location: President Benjamin Harrison Home, 1230 N. Delaware Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission 1963

ID# : 49.1963.1

​ Visit Blogging Hoosier History to learn about his wife, Caroline Scott Harrison, and her influence in the White House. 

Text

Entered the Union Army as 2nd Lt. of the 70th Indiana Regiment. He insisted on turning raw recruits into disciplined soldiers. He later was United States Senator from Indiana and the twenty-third President of the United States.

Keywords

Politics, Military