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Iron Brigade Commander

Location: US 40/W. Main Street & South Gay Street, Cambridge City. (Wayne County, Indiana)

Erected by Indianapolis Civil War Roundtable and Indiana Historical Society 1963

ID# : 89.1963.1

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One-quarter mile south of this marker is the home of General Solomon A. Meredith, Iron Brigade Commander at Gettysburg. Born in North Carolina, Meredith was an Indiana political leader and post-war Surveyor-General of Montana Territory.

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