CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Crown Point's Joseph Sprague stood among the mourners as Col. John Wheeler was buried in a city ceremony that attracted more than 1,000 people.
CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Civil War Sgt. Edwin Sprague died of a sickness that posed perhaps a greater threat to Union soldiers than Confederate bullets.
Civil War re-enactors David Crane, aka Capt. Charles Bell, and Michael Miller, aka Col. John Wheeler, lower a special granite marker into the ground Friday for Sgt. Edwin Sprague on the 150th anniversary of Sprague's Aug. 10, 1862, death from typhoid fever. The special marker was one of four…
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