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Camp Hughes

Location: SR 67 & 7th Street at roadside park, Gosport. (Owen County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963

ID# : 60.1966.1

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Civil War training camp for the 59th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in 1861-62 was located one-half mile southwest of Gosport on White River. Named for former Indiana Congressman James Hughes.

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Military