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This large white granite column wrapped in chiseled garland rests on a square base. Bronze plaques on the base indicate the marker honors the valor of the Fifth Corps for its service during the Civil War. On one plaque are listed the dates of its service (1862-1865), the number of casualties suffered (35,708) and the names of the commanders for the Corps during the war. Other plaques list the major battles in which the Corps participated and finally the regiments, batteries and organizations and the states from which they came that comprised the Corps are listed.

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