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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spanish American War Memorial

 
 
Spanish American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Spanish American War Memorial
Inscription.
West Side
Illinois Volunteer Regiments
7th Infantry • Colonel Marcus Kavanaugh
8th Infantry • Colonel John R. Marshall
9th Infantry • Colonel James R. Campbell
1st Cavalry • Colonel Edward G. Young
Battery A Light Artillery • Captain Oscar F. Yaeger
Illinois Naval Militia • Commander John H. Porter

North Side
Spanish American War Memorial
Memorial Commission
Dwight H. Green - Governor

East Side
Illinois Volunteer Regiments
1st Infantry • Colonel Henry L. Turner
2nd Infantry • Colonel George M. Moulton
3rd Infantry • Colonel Fred Bennett
4th Infantry • Colonel Casimer Andel and Colonel Eben Swift
5th Infantry • Colonel James S. Culver
6th Infantry • Colonel D. Jack Foster

South Side
Spanish American War Veterans 1898 - 1902
Cuba
Puerto Rica
USA
Philippine Islands

 
Erected 1948 by State of Illinois.
 
Location. 39° 47.979′ N, 89° 39.244′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on E. Monroe Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Spanish American War Memorial - West Side image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Spanish American War Memorial - West Side
within walking distance of this marker. The State Capitol (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Globe Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Illinois State Register (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campaign Poles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brunwick's Billiard Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Joshua Speed's Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Leaping Lincoln (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary Lincoln's Ring (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Spanish American War Memorial - North Side image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
3. Spanish American War Memorial - North Side
Spanish American War Memorial - East Side image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
4. Spanish American War Memorial - East Side
Spanish American War Memorial - South Side image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
5. Spanish American War Memorial - South Side
 
 
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