Who is known as 'The Father of Rock Island Arsenal?'

Who is known as 'The Father of Rock Island Arsenal?'

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The Rock Island National Cemetery is one of over 130 national cemeteries in the United States that are operated by the National Cemetery Administration of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Because it dates to 1863, it is among the 20 oldest national cemeteries.

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How large is Quarters One on Arsenal Island?

How large is Quarters One on Arsenal Island?

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When Brevet Brigadier General Thomas J. Rodman came to Rock Island Arsenal, he redesigned the arsenal on a grand scale. For his contributions as second commanding officer from 1865 to 1871, Rodman is known as “The Father of Rock Island Arsenal.”

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