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East Germantown Civil War Band

Location: US 40 & Milton Street/Germantown Road, East Germantown/Pershing. (Wayne County, Indiana)

Erected in Memory of D. W. Kocher

ID# : 89.1978.1

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Band organized in East Germantown; members enlisted in 1862. Assigned to the Twelfth Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. Fought with General Ulysses S. Grant. Marched with General William T. Sherman from Atlanta to sea.

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