Camp Bushnell

Camp Bushnell (HMB22)

Location: Columbus, OH 43209 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 58.187', W 82° 56.26'

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Spanish American War

— Here Ohio Loyalty Responded to the Summons"Remember the Maine" —

To establish a camp of general rendezvous for the Ohio National Guard and other Ohio troops, the citizens of Columbus offered to the State of Ohio Bullitt Park, now a part of Bexley - President William McKinley, April 25 1898, through Governor Asa S. Bushnell issued the first call to arms, to which 428 officers and 8,052 enlisted men responded. In answer to a second call 75 officers and 6,801 men volunteered - The first troops arrived April 28 and were mustered into service May 7-14. From the total number of 15,334 officers and enlisted men were formed nine regiments and one battalion of volunteer infantry, one regiment of volunteer cavalry and one battalion of volunteer light artillery.

As a tribute to the patriotism of these men this tablet is erected by the school children of Bexley
September 3 1934

In this changing world, the memory of valiance abides
HM NumberHMB22
Year Placed1934
Placed ByThe School Children of Bexley
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 4:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 334522 N 4426201
Decimal Degrees39.96978333, -82.93766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.187', W 82° 56.26'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 11.22" N, 82° 56' 15.60" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 N Drexel Ave, Columbus OH 43209, US
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