Charleston in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Coles County - - Civil War Memorial
in Honor of her
Sons who fought
for The Union
1775 - - 1781
1812 - - 1815
1846 - - 1848
1861 - - 1865
1898 - - 1898
(Lower Portion):A house divided against its self cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.
Location. 39° 29.709′ N, 88° 10.529′ W. Marker is in Charleston, Illinois, in Coles County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Monroe Avenue, on the left when traveling south on 6th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston IL 61920, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coles County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rally After the Debate / Lincoln in Coles County (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (within shouting distance of this marker); Moore House (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Reuben Moore Home (approx. 7.1 miles away); Lincoln's Care for His Family (approx. 8.1 The Last Lincoln Farm (approx. 8.2 miles away); Lincoln's Last Visit / The Debaters in Mattoon (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
Also see . . . Coles County in the Civil War. A listing of the units in which the counties veterans served, men from Coles County served in the Illinois 7th, 8th, 21st, 25th, 38th, 41st, 54th, 59th, 62nd, 63rd, 68th, 97th, 123rd, and 143rd Infantry Regiments, and the 1st, 5th, and 10th Illinois Cavalry. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
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