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MARC CHASE: Help foster region's proudest of traditions

MARC CHASE: Help foster region's proudest of traditions

Military volunteerism is one of the proudest traditions permeating region and state history since Indiana's infancy.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am
Taps audio system arrives in time to honor region Civil War vet

Taps audio system arrives in time to honor region Civil War vet

CROWN POINT | A new sound system honoring veterans is arriving just in time to celebrate the life of a Crown Point colonel who fell in battle 150 years ago.

June 28, 2013 7:34 pm Photos

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Region Civil War veterans honored with new headstones in special ceremony

Region Civil War veterans honored with new headstones in special ceremony

Desperate to preserve the nation in 1861, President Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 troops to bolster the Union Army against the confederacy of southern states.

November 10, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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William H. Freeman

William H. Freeman

William H. Freeman | Private | Company H | 9th Indiana Infantry | BIRTH/DEATH not available | Salem Cemetery

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Myron J. Sweet

Myron J. Sweet

Myron J. Sweet | Corporal | Company I | 5th Indiana Cavalry | BIRTH/DEATH not available | Salem Cemetery | Sweet's Salem Cemetery headstone is sandwiched so tightly next to another that one has to bend low to the ground and look between the stones to find it. Very little could be found in th…

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
John C. Sigwalt

John C. Sigwalt

John C. Sigwalt | Private | Company C | 5th California Infantry | BIRTH/DEATH not available | Salem Cemetery

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Benjamin Shoup, 1838 (approx.)-1910

Benjamin Shoup, 1838 (approx.)-1910

Benjamin Shoup | Private | Company I | 20th Ohio Infantry | 1837-1910 | Salem Cemetery | A newspaper death notice for Shoup indicates he died of a paralytic stroke on Thanksgiving Day, 1910. A number of local Civil War veterans who belonged to the Grand Army of the Republic, a post-war frate…

April 10, 2011 12:00 am
Civil War: Salem Cemetery, Hebron

Civil War: Salem Cemetery, Hebron

View headstones of soldiers buried at Salem Cemetery in unincorporated Hebron.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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