William Swaim

(as it says on the plaque)

 

The devoted patriot, gallant

 soldier and beloved comrade who fell mortally at the moment of victory in command of the 34th Indiana Volunteers at Champion Hill, Mississippi May 18, 1863

 

Buried at Ossian, Indiana

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colonel George Pride

 

Volunteer Engineer on Grant's Staff

Belmont to Shiloh

 

 

Buried Mount Hope Cemetery

Huntington, Indiana

 

 

 

James R. Slack

 

47th Indiana Vol. Inf.

Led a Brigade at Champion Hill

Commanded the 13th Corps

in post-war Texas

 

Buried Mount Hope Cemetery

Huntington, Indiana

 

LOCAL GRAVE-SITES OF INTEREST

 

 

Lessel Long

 

Co. F. 13th Indiana Vol. Inf.

Author

"Twelve Months in Andersonville"

 

Buried Riverside Cemetery

Andrews, Indiana

 

 

Colonel Cyrus E. Briant

 

88th Indiana Vol. Inf.

Led a Brigade at Bentonville

Mt. Hope Cemetery

 

Buried Mount Hope Cemetery

Huntington, Indiana

 

 

Colonel Samuel Zent

 

13th Indiana Vol. Inf.

Ft. Fisher, NC

 

Buried Greenwood Cemetery

Roanoke, Indiana

 

 

Oldest Civil War monument in the county.  In honor of the 27 "brave boys" from Polk Township who "lost their lives in defense of the nations honor"  Erected 1868

 

Monument Cemetery

Polk Township

Huntington, Indiana