SUVCW Dept. of Illinois - 786 - Illinois Monuments

Monuments dedicated to Illinois Civil War soldiers

Illinois Monuments

Cass Co GAR Monument
Cass Co GAR Monument

GAR Monument, Cass County. Located in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Virginia, Illinois.


Quincy Junior High School Plaque
Quincy Junior High School Plaque

Erected in 1940 by the Louise Maertz Tent No. 75, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865. Located in the 13th Street lobby of Quincy Junior High School, Quincy.


Union Station Monument Lincoln IL
Union Station Monument Lincoln IL
The former G.A.R. cannon base, vandalized in the 1950s, located at Union Station Cemetery, Lincoln, Illinois.
Logan County Monument
Logan County Monument
Recently rebuilt after being destroyed in a snowstorm, this monument at the Logan County Courthouse in Lincoln, IL, bears the name of every man killed in the Civil War from Logan County.
Logan County 3
Logan County 3" Rifle
Located at the Logan County Courthouse in Lincoln, IL, this 3" Ordnance Rifle was retrofitted into the current carriage in the 1950s when the original wooden carriage rotted out.
Miller Park Howitzers
Miller Park Howitzers
Four 24-pounder naval howitzers, part of the McLean County Civil War monument, located at Miller Park in Bloomington.
Miller Park Monument
Miller Park Monument
This massive monument anchors the northeast corner of Miller Park in Bloomington, IL. Inside the arch are 8 bronze plaques listing the names of every McLean County civil war soldier to serve the Union.
Brown County Monument
Brown County Monument
Located in Mount Sterling, Illinois, this stone, dedicated by the American Legion in 1934, rests on the 1885 GAR Plot and fronts a small white guardhouse, which was originally erected by the local G.A.R.
Saline County Civil War Monument
Saline County Civil War Monument
Sunset Cemetery, Galatia, Illinois.
Franklin County Civil War Monument
Franklin County Civil War Monument
Located at the Old Jail museum, Benton.
Jefferson County Civil War Monument
Jefferson County Civil War Monument
Jefferson County courthouse grounds, Mt. Vernon, IL.
Jefferson County Sesquicentennial Monument
Jefferson County Sesquicentennial Monument
Located in front of the cannon, this monument was dedicated in 2011.
Mt. Vernon Cannon
Mt. Vernon Cannon
Located in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, IL.
Springfield USWV Memorial
Springfield USWV Memorial

Despite marking the burial plot of the Springfield camp of the United Spanish War Veterans, the buried cannon is actually an 1862-cast 4" Ordnance Rifle


Springfield Sanitary Commission Monument
Springfield Sanitary Commission Monument

Dedicated in 1866, this monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery is surrounded by Springfield natives who died in combat between 1862 and 1865.


West Aurora Cemetery
West Aurora Cemetery

Original base with replacement tube provided by the Sheridan Camp No. 2, SUVCW.


Clinton Monument Group
Clinton Monument Group

G.A.R., WRC and DUVCW monuments and cannon in Clinton, Illinois. Photo by Joe Hutchinson, Bryner Camp No. 67 SUVCW.


Altona Monument
Altona Monument
Located in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Altona
Canton Monument
Canton Monument
Located in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton
Eureka Civil War Monument
Eureka Civil War Monument
Located in city cemetery, Eureka, Illinois
7th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
7th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

8th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument Shiloh
8th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument Shiloh

8th Illinois Infantry Monument Vicksburg
8th Illinois Infantry Monument Vicksburg

14th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
14th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

17th Illinois Infantry Monument shiloh
17th Illinois Infantry Monument shiloh

32nd Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
32nd Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

34th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
34th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

45th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
45th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

46th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
46th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

50th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
50th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

58th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh
58th Illinois Infantry Monument Shiloh

89th Illinois Monument Chickamauga
89th Illinois Monument Chickamauga

115th Illinois Monument Fort Oglethorpe GA
115th Illinois Monument Fort Oglethorpe GA

Illinois State Monument Allatoona Battlefield
Illinois State Monument Allatoona Battlefield

Nevius Post Tower
Nevius Post Tower
Attached to the chapel at Greenwood Cemetery in Rockford. Built by Nevius Post 1 GAR in 1909.
Worden Monument
Worden Monument
New Civil War monument dedicated on 2011-06-24 by the SUVCW and the Sons of the American Legion in Worden, Illinois.
WRC Monument
WRC Monument
"To the Defenders of the Union" WRC #207 Monument at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Belleville, IL. 26 May, 2012
General Grant Monument, Illinois Capitol
General Grant Monument, Illinois Capitol
Located in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol building opposite General Logan's statue.
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MAP Grant Lobby Day 2012 021.JPG
MAP Grant Lobby Day 2012 021.JPG 2011-04-27
Springfield WRC Plaque 2
Springfield WRC Plaque 2

Springfield WRC Plaque 3
Springfield WRC Plaque 3

Springfield WRC Plaque 4
Springfield WRC Plaque 4

Missing numbers to complete dedication date of 1940.


Springfield WRC Plaque 5
Springfield WRC Plaque 5

Springfield WRC Plaque 6
Springfield WRC Plaque 6

Springfield WRC Plaque 7
Springfield WRC Plaque 7

Springfield DUVCW Sun Dial
Springfield DUVCW Sun Dial
1940 DUVCW monument located at the north entrance to the Illinois State Capitol.
1940 SUVCW Monument, Springfield
1940 SUVCW Monument, Springfield
Located on the promenade near the Governor Yates statue, SE corner of Illinois State Capitol.
Beardstown Monument
Beardstown Monument
WRC Monument in Beardstown Cemetery.
Vermont WRC Monument & Cannon
Vermont WRC Monument & Cannon
Located in City Cemetery, Vermont, IL
Vermont GAR Monument
Vermont GAR Monument
Located in City Cemetery, Vermont, IL.
John A. Logan Monument- Illinois Capitol
John A. Logan Monument- Illinois Capitol
Located in the rotunda of the Illinois statehouse.
John A. Logan Monument- Vicksburg
John A. Logan Monument- Vicksburg
Vicksburg National Military Park
John A. Logan Monument- Carterville
John A. Logan Monument- Carterville
Located at John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL
John A. Logan Monument, SD
John A. Logan Monument, SD
Michael J. Mauritche Veterans Home, Hot Springs, SD
New Quincy Monument
New Quincy Monument
Monument honoring the first surgeon killed in the American Civil War, Dr. Samuel Everett. Located in Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, IL. To be dedicated 4-6-2012.
Highland Civil War Monument
Highland Civil War Monument
This wreckage is what remains of the civil war monument at Highland, IL. The cannon barrel was stolen for scrap some years ago. Located at the county fairgrounds, Highland.
Minier Civil War Monument
Minier Civil War Monument

Peoria High School Plaque
Peoria High School Plaque

Prophetstown Monument
Prophetstown Monument

Summer Hill Monument
Summer Hill Monument

Tazewell County Civil War Monument
Tazewell County Civil War Monument
Pekin, IL.
Logan Statue Grant Park- Chicago
Logan Statue Grant Park- Chicago

28th Illinois monument Shiloh
28th Illinois monument Shiloh

Barrington Hills Monument
Barrington Hills Monument

Camp Butler monument
Camp Butler monument
ISHS Plaque, Chicago
Camp Douglas Civil War monument
Camp Douglas Civil War monument
Chicago, IL
Civil War Cannon Lincoln, IL
Civil War Cannon Lincoln, IL

Civil War monument Atlanta, IL
Civil War monument Atlanta, IL

Civil War monument Bloomington, IL
Civil War monument Bloomington, IL
Miller Park.
Civil War Monument Chatham, IL
Civil War Monument Chatham, IL

Civil War Monument Collinsville, IL
Civil War Monument Collinsville, IL
Photo from original dedication.
Civil War Monument Franklin County, IL
Civil War Monument Franklin County, IL

Civil War monument River Grove, IL
Civil War monument River Grove, IL

Civil War monument Shelbyville, IL
Civil War monument Shelbyville, IL

Civil War Monument Springfield, IL
Civil War Monument Springfield, IL

Civil war Monument Utica, IL
Civil war Monument Utica, IL

CLA Monument, Rosehill Cemetery
CLA Monument, Rosehill Cemetery
Chicago Light Artillery
Coles County Monument
Coles County Monument
Charleston, IL
East St. Louis Civil War Monument
East St. Louis Civil War Monument
Photo from day of dedication
First IL Light Artillery Monument Shiloh
First IL Light Artillery Monument Shiloh
Shiloh National Battlefield.
Grant Statue Chicago
Grant Statue Chicago
Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois
Greenville Civil War Monument
Greenville Civil War Monument

Groveland Civil War Monument
Groveland Civil War Monument

Illinois Memorial Memphis National Cemetery
Illinois Memorial Memphis National Cemetery

Illinois Monument Mound City National Cemetery
Illinois Monument Mound City National Cemetery

Illinois Monument Shiloh
Illinois Monument Shiloh
Bragg Reservation, Shiloh National Battlefield
Kane County Civil War Monument
Kane County Civil War Monument

Lincoln Civil War Monument
Lincoln Civil War Monument
Photo pre-dates 2008 destruction by snowstorm.
Livingston County Memorial
Livingston County Memorial

Aurora GAR Hall & Cannon #1
Aurora GAR Hall & Cannon #1
Oldest G.A.R. Hall in Illinois and meeting place of the Sheridan Camp #2, SUVCW.
Chicago GAR Hall
Chicago GAR Hall
Today called the Chicago Cultural Center, it was originally a GAR Hall and public library. Only the GAR Rotunda remains inside to show its original purpose.
Springfield GAR monument
Springfield GAR monument
Located downhill from the Abraham Lincoln Tomb, Springfield, IL.
Stephenson Memorial
Stephenson Memorial
Monument to GAR Founder B.F. Stephenson, Petersburg, IL
12th Illinois Cavalry Monument
12th Illinois Cavalry Monument
Gettysburg National Battlefield
Eternal Light Peace Memorial
Eternal Light Peace Memorial
Gettysburg National Battlefield
8th Illinois Cavalry Monument
8th Illinois Cavalry Monument
Gettysburg National Battlefield
Farnsworth Brigade Monument
Farnsworth Brigade Monument
Gettysburg National Battlefield.
82nd Illinois Infantry Monument
82nd Illinois Infantry Monument
Gettysburg National Battlefield.
Galena Blakely Rifle
Galena Blakely Rifle
Located in Grant Park, this cannon was used in the bombardment of Fort Sumter, SC.
Amboy Modern Monument
Amboy Modern Monument
Located in city park, Amboy, IL. Civil War is part of the epitaph
Freeport City Cemetery Monument Platform
Freeport City Cemetery Monument Platform
Located in city cemetery, the statue has been moved.
General Grant Monument
General Grant Monument
Located in Grant Park, Galena, IL
Galena WRC Statue
Galena WRC Statue
1891 WRC fountain in Grant Park, Galena, IL. Restored in 1991
Hebron Monument
Hebron Monument
Located in St. James Cemetery, Hebron, IL.
Mt. Carroll Fountain
Mt. Carroll Fountain
All that remains of former WRC fountain at courthouse square, Mt. Carroll. Fundraising to restore the fountain is under way as of 2011.
Stephenson County Monument
Stephenson County Monument
Located in front of Stephenson County courthouse, Freeport, IL.
Davis Civil War Monument
Davis Civil War Monument
Located next to city hall, Davis, IL
Richmond Monument
Richmond Monument
Located in west end cemetery, Richmond, IL. Dedicated in members of the 96th Illinois Infantry who died from Richmond.
Belvidere Monument
Belvidere Monument
Located in Big Thunder Park, Belvidere, IL
Hillcrest Monument
Hillcrest Monument
Located in south end cemetery, Hillcrest, IL
Freeport monument intact
Freeport monument intact
Pre 1964 photo of the Stephenson County Civil War monument. A lightning strike in 1964 removed the bronze statue at the top.
Mt. Carroll Arch
Mt. Carroll Arch
This arch add-on to the Mt. Carroll's monument is in the Guinness Book of Records because so many men from Carroll County were killed in the Civil War the monument did not have enough room for the names and had to be amended.
Oregon Cannons 1 & 2
Oregon Cannons 1 & 2
Located at entrance to Ogle County courthouse, Oregon, IL
Oregon Taft Monument
Oregon Taft Monument
Civil War victory monument on Ogle County courthouse grounds, created by famed artist Loredo Taft.
Rockford Memorial Hall
Rockford Memorial Hall
1903 G.A.R. Hall, Rockford, IL.
Rockford Monument
Rockford Monument
Located at Auburn & Main Streets, Rockford, IL
Rockford Unknown Monument
Rockford Unknown Monument
1916 monument located at WRC Plot in Greenwood Cemetery. Floral plot in front added in 1997.
Rockford Urn
Rockford Urn
1897 G.A.R. Floral urn in WRC plot at Greenwood Cemetery, crafted by GAR Member William Henry Hart of Company G, 44th IL Infantry.
Stillman Mortars
Stillman Mortars
Located in Stillman Valley Cemetery, restored in 2010by John A. Logan Camp #26 SUVCW.
Sycamore Cemetery Monument
Sycamore Cemetery Monument
Erected in 1995 by SUVCW brother Thomas Oestreicher to honor the veterans of the 105th Illinois Infantry buried in Sycamore Cemetery.
Daysville Monument
Daysville Monument
Located in hilltop cemetery, Daysville, IL
Garden Plain Monument
Garden Plain Monument
Located in churchyard, Garden Plain, IL.
Jo Daviess County Monument
Jo Daviess County Monument
Located in Grant Park, Galena, IL.
Morrison GAR monument Closeup.
Morrison GAR monument Closeup.

Sterling Cannons 1 & 2
Sterling Cannons 1 & 2
Twin Parrott rifles in Memorial Park circle, Sterling, IL
Sterling Carronade 1
Sterling Carronade 1
Same location as Parrott rifles.
Sterling carronade 2
Sterling carronade 2
Same location as Parrott rifles.
Sterling GAR Monument
Sterling GAR Monument
Same location as Parrott Rifles and Carronnades.
Sycamore GAR Monument
Sycamore GAR Monument
Located in front of DeKalb County Courthouse, Sycamore, IL.
Winnebago Monument
Winnebago Monument
Located in Westfield Cemetery south of Winnebago, IL. Built in 1899 and partially restored in 2006 after being vandalized.
Tampico Monument
Tampico Monument
Located in Lion's Club Park, Tampico, IL
Amboy Cannon, pre-restoration
Amboy Cannon, pre-restoration

Shannon Monument
Shannon Monument
Located in City Cemetery, Shannon, IL
Byron Monument
Byron Monument
Dedicated by the GAR and the SUVCW, located on Cedar Street traffic circle.
Warren Cannon
Warren Cannon
Located at Warren Historical Museum, Warren, IL.
Durand Monument
Durand Monument
Located on City Center, Durand, IL
Kishwaukee Cemetery Monument
Kishwaukee Cemetery Monument
Located in Kishwaukee Cemetery, south of Rockford, IL.
Mount Carroll statue
Mount Carroll statue
Located on courthouse square, Mt. Carroll.
Rockford DUVCW #2
Rockford DUVCW #2
Located at Fairgrounds Park near Harkins Pool, dedicated by Mary J. Brainerd Tent #57.
Amboy Cannon- Post Restoration
Amboy Cannon- Post Restoration
Located in Prairie Cemetery, Amboy. Restored in 2010 by the John A. Logan Camp #26, SUVCW.
Krape Monument Freeport
Krape Monument Freeport
Located in west side cemetery, the monument on top of G.A.R. Surgeon Krape's tomb was originally in city cemetery at the Veteran's Plot.
Rockford Scandinavian Monument
Rockford Scandinavian Monument
Located in Scandinavian Cemetery, Rockford east side.
Dixon Sun Dial
Dixon Sun Dial
Located on Courthouse Square, dedicated in 1939 by Dixon DUVCW Tent
Lyndon Township Monument
Lyndon Township Monument
Located in Lyndon Township Cemetery.
Prophetstown Monument
Prophetstown Monument
Located in Veteran's Park, Prophetstown.
Sandwich Monument #1
Sandwich Monument #1
Located in Lions Park, this monument contains a roster of every veteran who ever served from the community
Kent Monument
Kent Monument
Dedicated to honor the Black Hawk War battlefield of Kellogg's Grove, the monument was erected by the G.A.R.
Morrison WRC Fountain
Morrison WRC Fountain
Dedicated in 1891, sits west of witness tree and GAR monument.
Byron Cemetery Monument
Byron Cemetery Monument
WRC monument located at Cedar Street Cemetery, Byron, IL
Elizabeth SUVCW/ASUVCW Monument
Elizabeth SUVCW/ASUVCW Monument
Located in Hilltop Cemetery, Elizabeth, IL. Dedicated in 1927 by SUVCW, ASUVCW.
Dixon Cannon
Dixon Cannon
Located on Courthouse square, Dixon, IL
Sycamore Courthouse Plaque
Sycamore Courthouse Plaque
Attached to front facade of DeKalb County courthouse.
Galena Cannon 1
Galena Cannon 1
Located in Grant Park, Galena, IL
Galena SUVCW Bench
Galena SUVCW Bench
Located next to Julia Dent Grant statue, Galena.
Lindenwood Church Window
Lindenwood Church Window
Lindenwood Union Church, Lindenwood, IL.
Mt. Morris Monument
Mt. Morris Monument
Located in City Park, has stones from 16 GAR posts and 5 SUVCW camps in its construction.
Rockton Cannon
Rockton Cannon
1897 Rockton GAR monument, located in Rockton Cemetery #1
Morrison Monument
Morrison Monument
Located in Cedar Bluff Cemetery, the monument is on the right and the tree is a witness tree, planted the day the monument was erected.
Mount Carroll Howitzer
Mount Carroll Howitzer
Courthouse square, Mt. Carroll, IL
Mount Carroll Ordnance
Mount Carroll Ordnance
Same location as howitzer
Mt. Carroll Parrott
Mt. Carroll Parrott
Same location as howitzer
Pecatonica WRC Monument
Pecatonica WRC Monument
Located on lawn of American Legion Post, Pecatonica, IL.
Poplar Grove Monument
Poplar Grove Monument
Located in railroad path park, Poplar Grove.
Rochelle Cannon
Rochelle Cannon
Located in front of Flagg Township Historical Museum, Rochelle, IL.
Rockford Cannon
Rockford Cannon
Melted down in response to Pearl Harbor attack, this massive Parrott used to sit behind the Rockford Public Library at the riverboat dock.
Rockford DUVCW Monument #1
Rockford DUVCW Monument #1
Located at Sinnissippi Rose Garden. Dedicated by the Dept. of Illinois, DUVCW in 1929.
Rockford SUVCW Monument
Rockford SUVCW Monument
Located at Camp & Guard Streets, dedicated by Logan Camp & Auxiliary in 1927. Repaired in 2011 by Logan Camp #26.
Crystal Lake Monument
Crystal Lake Monument
Located in City Cemetery, Crystal Lake, IL. Currently under restoration to replace soldier on top of pillar that was vandalized.
Jacksonville Cannon #1
Jacksonville Cannon #1
Located at American Legion Post 1349, 900 Morton Avenue.
Jacksonville Cannon #2
Jacksonville Cannon #2
Located at Duncan Park.
Jacksonville Cannon #3
Jacksonville Cannon #3
Located at Jacksonville East Cemetery in the soldier's plot.
Girard Monument
Girard Monument
Located in City Cemetery, Girard, IL
Taylorville Cemetery Cannons 1 & 2
Taylorville Cemetery Cannons 1 & 2
Located at Taylorville Cemetery on Cherokee Road.
Taylorville Cannons 3 & 4
Taylorville Cannons 3 & 4
Same Location as 1 & 2
Christian County Civil War Monument
Christian County Civil War Monument
Located with cannons 1-4 in Taylorville
Pana East Cemetery Monument
Pana East Cemetery Monument
Located in Linwood Cemtery, east side of Pana, Illinois.
Pana West Monument
Pana West Monument
Located on west side of Pana in Pana Cemetery.
Nokomis Monument & Cannon
Nokomis Monument & Cannon
Located at Memorial Park, Nokomis, IL
Hillsboro Monument
Hillsboro Monument
Captured Confederate 6-pdr. at Courthouse square.
Litchfield Monument
Litchfield Monument
Located in east side cemetery, Litchfield.
Litchfield Library Monument
Litchfield Library Monument
Located on east side of Carnegie Library square, Litchfield.
Carlinville Cannon
Carlinville Cannon
Located on south facade of the county courthouse, Carlinville.
Staunton Cannon
Staunton Cannon
City Hall Plaza, Staunton, IL.
Kankakee County Civil War Monument
Kankakee County Civil War Monument
Located on County Courthouse grounds, Kankakee, Illinois
Bond County Civil War Monument
Bond County Civil War Monument
Located on Courthouse Square, Greenville, IL
Carthage Monument
Carthage Monument
All that remains of the 1871 WRC monument, located at the Kibbe-Hancock Museum, Carthage, IL
Orion Monument
Orion Monument
Civil War monument and 1841 Howitzer, Western Township Cemetery, Orion, IL.
Rock Island County Soldier's Monument
Rock Island County Soldier's Monument
Located on Courthouse grounds, Rock Island, IL
Rock Island Monument 2
Rock Island Monument 2
WRC plaque featuring the Gettysburg Address, Rock Island County Courthouse grounds, Rock Island, IL.
DUVCW Monument- Moline
DUVCW Monument- Moline
DUVCW Monument at Soldier's Hilltop, Riverside Cemetery, Moline, IL
Moline Cannon
Moline Cannon
What remains of 3 gun mounts at Soldier's Hilltop, Riverside Cemetery, Moline, IL
Moline Mortar #1
Moline Mortar #1
Located at Soldier's Hilltop, Riverside Cemetery, Moline, IL
Moline Mortar #2
Moline Mortar #2
Located opposite Mortar #1, Same location.
Port Byron Monument
Port Byron Monument
Located in front of Port Byron American Legion Post, 211 Main Street, Port Byron, IL
Roseville Monument
Roseville Monument

This black granite monument is located in Roseville Cemetery and lists the name of every resident who was killed during the Civil War. Roseville contributed a full company to the 12th Illinois Cavalry, one of the regiments engaged heavily at Gettysburg.


Elmwood Monument
Elmwood Monument

Located in Elmwood Cemetery, Stark County


Stark County Monument
Stark County Monument

Located at County Courthouse, Toulon, IL. Cannon that was previously next to monument has been destroyed and only the ground plate remains.


Wyoming Monument
Wyoming Monument

Massive Parrott Rifle located in Wyoming, IL.


LaMoille Monument
LaMoille Monument

Located in LaMoille Cemetery- 15" Dalgren Cannon with ordnance.


Oregon Cannon #3
Oregon Cannon #3

Formerly a 50 Lb. Parrott Rifle, this cannon once sat in front of City Hall in Oregon, IL. Now located in Riverside Cemetery after somebody attempted to fire it in the mid 1960's and it blew up. You can see the crack around the base.


Franklin Grove Monument
Franklin Grove Monument

Located in historic Franklin Grove Cemetery, Franklin Grove, IL.


Peoria Cannons #2, #3
Peoria Cannons #2, #3

Located on the north side of Soldier Hill in Peoria's Springdale Cemetery.


Peoria Cannons #4, #5
Peoria Cannons #4, #5

Located on the south face of Soldier Hill, Springdale Cemetery.


Peoria Cemetery Monument
Peoria Cemetery Monument

Located in Springdale Cemetery. This statue was erected in 1870, then vandalized. The soldier at the top was replaced by the Bryner Camp #67, SUVCW.


SUVCW Bench
SUVCW Bench

Located on north side of Soldier Hill, Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, erected in 2007.


SUVCW Bench #2
SUVCW Bench #2

WRC Plaque, Peoria
WRC Plaque, Peoria

Located on north face of Soldier Hill, Springdale Cemetery, Peoria.


WRC Monument, Peoria
WRC Monument, Peoria

Located near apex of Soldier Hill, Springdale Cemetery, Peoria.


Macomb-Macdonough Monument
Macomb-Macdonough Monument
Commemorates War of 1812 heroes, but erected in 1917 by GAR. Chandler Park, Macomb, IL.
Ordnance Platform, Macomb
Ordnance Platform, Macomb
Former location of Parrott shell pile- melted down during World War II. Chandler Park, Macomb, IL
15-Inch, Tri-Rifled Parrott
15-Inch, Tri-Rifled Parrott
Coburn Square, Monmouth, IL
Medal of Honor Citation Pillar
Medal of Honor Citation Pillar
Part of modern World War II memorial, contains list of 12 Civil War soldiers from Warren County who were KIA during the war and a Medal of Honor Citation for one soldier.
Galesburg GAR Monument and Cannons
Galesburg GAR Monument and Cannons

GAR/WRC Post 45 Monument and howitzers, located in Hope Cemetery, Galesburg, IL.


Galesburg DUVCW Bench
Galesburg DUVCW Bench

Located in Hope Cemetery with WRC/GAR monument.


Rock Island Confederate Cannons 1, 2
Rock Island Confederate Cannons 1, 2
Rock Island Arsenal Confederate Cemetery
Rock island Confederate Cannons 3, 4
Rock island Confederate Cannons 3, 4
Rock Island Arsenal Confederate Cemetery
Rock island Confederate Cemetery Plaque
Rock island Confederate Cemetery Plaque

RICC UDC Memorial
RICC UDC Memorial
Rock Island Confederate Cemetery UDC Memorial
Rock Island Rodman 1
Rock Island Rodman 1
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island Rodman 2
Rock Island Rodman 2
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island Rodman 3
Rock Island Rodman 3
General Rodman burial site, Rock Island Arsenal. 15" rodman with 1 shell.
Rock Island G.A.R. Memorial
Rock Island G.A.R. Memorial
SUVCW memorial, Rock Island National Cemetery
RIA Mountain Howitzers
RIA Mountain Howitzers
Located at payroll building entrance, RIA
Rock Island Parrott Gun 1
Rock Island Parrott Gun 1
Located at MWR Building Entrance, RIA
Rock Island Parrott Gun 2
Rock Island Parrott Gun 2
Located at MWR Building entrance, RIA
Rock Island Ordnance Rifle Group
Rock Island Ordnance Rifle Group
Located at Fort Armstrong Memorial, RIA North Gate
Fairview Park Monuments
Fairview Park Monuments
Macon County Civil War memorial, Decature, IL
Fairview Park Monument 2
Fairview Park Monument 2
Monument honoring the centennial of the G.A.R., Fairview Park, Decatur, IL.
Arcola Cannon
Arcola Cannon
Located in Arcola Township Cemetery, IL
Arcola Ordnance
Arcola Ordnance
Cannon ball sculpture, Arcola Township Cemetery, IL
Newman Cannon 1
Newman Cannon 1
Located in City Park, Newman, IL
Newman Cannon 2
Newman Cannon 2
Located in City Park, Newman, IL
77th illinois Infantry marker
77th illinois Infantry marker
Mansfield Battlefield, LA
130th illinois infantry marker
130th illinois infantry marker
Mansfield Battlefield, LA
Henderson County Monument
Henderson County Monument
Oquawka, IL
Mercer County Monument
Mercer County Monument
Aledo, IL
Aledo WRC Tree Stones
Aledo WRC Tree Stones
Three stones, one for Civil War veterans, one for Clara Barton, one for Mary Logan.









Henry County Monument
Henry County Monument
Cambridge, IL
Bishop Hill Colony monument
Bishop Hill Colony monument

Kewanee Plaque
Kewanee Plaque
Posted near GAR cannon, Kewanee, IL.
Kewanee Cannon
Kewanee Cannon

Neponset Cannon
Neponset Cannon
Captured at Battle of Belmont, MO.
Ferris Post Monument Cannon
Ferris Post Monument Cannon
Princeton, IL
Goddard Post Cannon
Goddard Post Cannon
Lena, IL
Hurlbut Post Cannon
Hurlbut Post Cannon
Belvidere, IL
Barnes Post 395 Monument
Barnes Post 395 Monument
North Kingston Cemetery, Boone County, IL.
Ottawa Cannon 1
Ottawa Cannon 1
Debate Square Park, Ottawa, IL
LaSalle County Monument 1
LaSalle County Monument 1
Ottawa, IL
Ottawa monument Rededication Plaque
Ottawa monument Rededication Plaque
Ottawa, IL
Ottawa Plaque #2
Ottawa Plaque #2

Ottawa Plaque #3
Ottawa Plaque #3
Ottawa, IL
Ottawa Monument Casualty Plaques
Ottawa Monument Casualty Plaques
Ottawa, IL
Ottawa Cannon #2
Ottawa Cannon #2
Ottawa, IL
General W.H.L. Wallace Mural
General W.H.L. Wallace Mural
Ottawa, IL
Putnam County monument
Putnam County monument
Hennepin, IL
Alton Civil War Cannon
Alton Civil War Cannon
1890 Civil War Monument, Alton Cemetery
Jerseyville Cannon 1
Jerseyville Cannon 1
Dedicated 1893, facing out from Jersey County courthouse
Jerseyville WRC/DUVCW monument
Jerseyville WRC/DUVCW monument
Located on grounds of county courthouse, dedicated in 1937
Jerseyville Cannon 2
Jerseyville Cannon 2
Facing out from entrance of courthouse.
Carrollton Cannon
Carrollton Cannon
Massive GAR monument facing north from Greene County Courthouse
White Hall Cannon
White Hall Cannon
Civil War monument, White Hall, IL.
Roodhouse Monument
Roodhouse Monument
Brick and wooden monument rotunda containing two plaques of Civil War casualties, City Park, Roodhouse, IL.
Pittsfield WRC monument
Pittsfield WRC monument
Dedicated in 1937, attached to portico of Pike County Courthouse
Barry Monument
Barry Monument
Dedicated by the John McTucker Post 154, GAR, located in Lafayette Park, Barry, IL.
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National Encampment 2011 095.JPG
National Encampment 2011 095.JPG 2010-08-11
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National Encampment 2011 101.JPG
National Encampment 2011 101.JPG 2010-08-11
Tuscola Monument
Tuscola Monument
Originally dedicated in 1897, the cannon barrel was replaced in 2001 by the Reed Camp 24, SUVCW.
Mason County Civil War Memorial
Mason County Civil War Memorial
Soldier statue and twin mountain howitzers, located on courthouse square, Havana, IL.
Adams County Civil War Memorial
Adams County Civil War Memorial
Located in Woodland Cemetery, dedicated in 1867, contains 20' concreter pillar with eagle top. Each corner features a pile of 4 cannonballs or shells.
Avon Memorial
Avon Memorial
Civil War monument located in city cemetery, Avon, Illinois, dedicated in 1913 by the Women's Relief Corps.
Knox County Civil War monument
Knox County Civil War monument
Dedicated in 1901 by Post 45, GAR, this 9-pounder French cannon was made in 1765. It was captured by the Spanish and placed in the fortress at Santiago de Cuba. It was captured again in 1898 by the Galesburg national guard company, shipped home and presented as a gift to the G.A.R. The barrel bears the Arms of King Louis XIV.
Wyanet, Illinois
Wyanet, Illinois
6" Naval Pattern Howitzer, dedicated in 1905 and located at the City Cemetery in Wyanet, Illinois.
Mary Bickerdyke Monument
Mary Bickerdyke Monument
Monument honoring Galesburg resident and Civil War nurse Mary Bickerdyke, located on the grounds of Knox College, Galesburg, IL.
Warren County memorial
Warren County memorial
Warren county G.A.R. monument, located on the courthouse grounds, Monmouth, IL.
Monmouth Howitzer
Monmouth Howitzer
M1841 12" seige howitzer located on the courthouse grounds, Monmouth, IL.
Monmouth Rifle
Monmouth Rifle
3" Ordnance Rifle located on the courthouse grounds, Monmouth, IL.
Macomb Parrott
Macomb Parrott
Parrott cannon located in city square, Macomb, dedicated by the Macomb G.A.R. post.
McDonough County Memorial
McDonough County Memorial
Located in city square, Macomb, IL.
Brown County Memorial
Brown County Memorial
Located on the lawn of the courthouse, Mount Sterling, IL.
Schuyler County Memorial
Schuyler County Memorial
Located in city cemetery, Rushville, IL.
Tazewell County Memorial
Tazewell County Memorial
Located in city cemetery, Pekin, IL.
Peoria County Memorial
Peoria County Memorial
Located in City Plaza, Peoria, IL.
Greenhut Memorial Hall
Greenhut Memorial Hall
G.A.R. Memorial Hall in Peoria, IL, dedicated by the Bryner Post #67. One of only three original G.A.R. memorial halls in Illinois still standing.
Lincoln Tomb 2010
Lincoln Tomb 2010
Tomb of President Abraham Lincoln, Springfield.
Decatur monument
Decatur monument
Civil War monument in Transfer House Park, Decatur.
Birthplace of the G.A.R.
Birthplace of the G.A.R.
Located across from Transfer Square Park in Decatur, IL.
Logan Monument 1
Logan Monument 1
G.A.R. Monument marking the original home of General John A. Logan, Murphysboro, IL.
Carbondale monument
Carbondale monument
Historical marker in Carbondale, IL marking the site of the first Memorial Day Service, April 26th, 1866.
John A. Logan monument
John A. Logan monument
Monument honoring John A. Logan located at the Middle School in Murphysboro, IL.
Belleville Monument
Belleville Monument
Civil War monument in Belleville, IL. Photo courtesy of Hecker Camp #443, SUVCW.
LGAR Monument, Bloomington
LGAR Monument, Bloomington

LGAR cemetery monument #1, Bloomington, IL.


S & S Orphans Home Monument
S & S Orphans Home Monument
Bloomington, IL
ISSOH Burial Plot
ISSOH Burial Plot

Illinois Soldier's and Sailor's Orphans Home memorial plot, Bloomington, IL.


LGAR Memorial #2, Bloomington
LGAR Memorial #2, Bloomington

Civil War plot #2, Bloomington Cemetery.


Tonica Monument
Tonica Monument

Civil War cannon and limber, Tonica, IL.


Civil War Monument, Rutland.
Civil War Monument, Rutland.

1861 Alger mortar located in Rutland, IL.


Civil War Monument, Lacon
Civil War Monument, Lacon

Lacon, Illinois.


Civil War monument, Henry
Civil War monument, Henry

Henry, Illinois.


Civil War monument, Princeton
Civil War monument, Princeton

Bureau County Civil War monument, Princeton, IL.


Civil War Monument, Mendota
Civil War Monument, Mendota

Mendota, Illinois (NW LaSalle County) monument erected by the Women's Relief Corps.


Colonel John Wood Memorial
Colonel John Wood Memorial

Monument honoring founder of Quincy, IL, John Wood. also served as Governor of Illinois and the Colonel of the 137th Illinois Infantry.


Soldier's Home Gates
Soldier's Home Gates

Main gates of the Quincy Soldier's and Sailor's Home


Quincy Soldier's Monument
Quincy Soldier's Monument

Located on the grounds of the Quincy Soldier's and Sailor's Home, this is the Adams County Civil War monument.


Quincy Soldier's Home Cannons 1 & 2
Quincy Soldier's Home Cannons 1 & 2

First two of four cannon located in the drive plaza of the Quincy Soldier's and Sailor's home.


Quincy Soldier's Home Guns 3 & 4
Quincy Soldier's Home Guns 3 & 4

2nd pair of guns located on the driveway plaza of the Quincy Soldier's and Sailor's home.


Winchester GAR Cannon
Winchester GAR Cannon

Civil War monument in Winchester, IL, dedicated on Memorial Day, 1917.


Jacksonville Civil War Monument
Jacksonville Civil War Monument

Memorial statue and plaza in downtown Jacksonville, IL.


Illinois Memorial at Kennesaw Mountain
Illinois Memorial at Kennesaw Mountain

Illinois Memorial at Vicksburg
Illinois Memorial at Vicksburg

Illinois memorial at Shiloh
Illinois memorial at Shiloh

Illinois memorial at Andersonville Prison
Illinois memorial at Andersonville Prison

24th Illinois Infantry monument at Chickamauga
24th Illinois Infantry monument at Chickamauga

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