Quarters One, Rock Island Arsenal

Quarters One, Rock Island Arsenal Illinois


Stock #: 99696
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Rock Island
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Rock Island
Publisher: Quint Cities Photo Service
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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the largest single quarters in the U.S. Army, was begun in 1870 by Brig. Gen. T.S Rodman, "the Father of Rock island Arsenal." It was completed in 1872 by Major Flagler, the first officer to occupy the house. Since then, it has been the residence of commanders and commanding generals to the present time. It contains a total of 19,105 square feet of floor space divided into fifty-one rooms.