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December 2, 2013

 

military commission that tried Lambdin Milligan in 1864

The Infamous Hoosier Behind the Right To a Fair Trial

Although Milligan conspired against his government, the Supreme Court ruling in his case set a precedent regarding the rights of citizens to a fair trial.

November 15, 2004

 

Camp Morton

Camp Morton, on the original site of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, was named after Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton. in February 1862, it served as a prisoner of war camp.

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