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Sedgwick Playground

Cross Bronx Exwy. Sr. Ramp bet. Undercliff Ave. and Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd.

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Major General John Sedgwick (1813-1864) was one of the most revered commanders of the Union Army during the Civil War. A Connecticut native and the son of a Revolutionary War general, Sedgwick graduated from West Point in 1837. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Sedgwick was a major with 24 years of experience, having fought extensively in the Seminole (1835-42) and Mexican (1846-48) Wars.

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Sedgwick Playground Weather

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