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Stillman Valley in Ogle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial

 
 
Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial image. Click for full size.
June 6, 2018
1. Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of the Illinois volunteers who fell at Stillman's Run, May 14, 1832, in an engagement with Black Hawk and his warriors.

Captain John G. Adams
Sergeant John Walters
Corporal James Milton
Private Isaac Perkins
Private Joseph Draper
Private David Kreeps
Private Zadock Mendinall
Private Tyrus M. Childs
Private James Doty
Scout Gideon Munson

The presence of soldier, statesman, martyr, Abraham Lincoln assisting in the burial of these honored dead has made this spot more sacred.
 
Erected 1901 by The Battle Ground Memorial Association of Stillman Valley, Illinois, with funds appropriated by the forty-second General Assembly of Illinois. Approved May 11, 1901.
 
Location. 42° 6.403′ N, 89° 10.571′ W. Marker is in Stillman Valley, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is at the intersection of Illinois Route 72 and Spruce Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 72. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stillman Valley IL 61084, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stillmans Defeat (here, next to this marker); The Stinson House (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Brick Road (approx. 7.8 miles away); Black Hawk

Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial image. Click for full size.
June 6, 2018
2. Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial
(approx. 8.1 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 8.1 miles away); Stephen Mack (approx. 8.1 miles away); Field Bunkers (approx. 8.3 miles away); Former Camp Grant Rifle Range (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Graves of the 12 Illinois militiamen who died in the Battle of Stillman's Run image. Click for full size.
June 6, 2018
3. Graves of the 12 Illinois militiamen who died in the Battle of Stillman's Run
 
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