Camp Jackson and Lindell's Grove

(St. Louis, Missouri)

Sketch Map of Camp Jackson as it looked May 10, 1861. Source: "The Union Cause In St. Louis In 1861: An Historical Sketch", by Robert J. Rombauer; St. Louis Municipal Centennial Year, 1909.

Camp Jackson area, with near modern street pattern, circa 1909:

Yellow shaded area represents the former Lindell's Grove area and location of Camp Jackson. "X:" marks approximate location of Gen. Frost's headquarters; "I" approximate location of 1st Regiment (Lt. Col. John Knapp) camp; "II" approximate location of 2nd Regiment (Col. John S. Bowen); "III" Jackson Battery (Lt. Henry Guibor); IV "sectional artillery"; "V" Emmet McDonald's Cavalry Troop C. [ Troop A Cavalry (Capt. Staples) and Troop B Cavalry (Lt. Archibald McFarlane) probably located near Troop C].  Base map from "The Union Cause In St. Louis In 1861: An Historical Sketch", by Robert J. Rombauer; St. Louis Municipal Centennial Year, 1909. Annotations by Scott K. Williams

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