Near Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1934 by State of Illinois.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 39° 49.935′ N, 89° 33.442′ W. Marker was near Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker was at the intersection of Camp Butler Road and Old River Road, on the left when traveling east on Camp Butler Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Springfield IL 62704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Camp Butler (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln and the Talisman (approx. 3 miles away); Lincolnís Farewell to Springfield (approx. 5.1 miles away); Great Western Depot (approx. 5.1 miles away); Great Western Railroad Depot (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Lincoln Depot The 1858 Senate Campaign (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lincolnís Tomb (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . .
1. List of Interments at Camp Butler. (Submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Language-makes-Camp-Butler-historical-marker-out-of-date. An article by Chris Dettro about replacing this marker, published in The State Journal-Register on Nov 16, 2011. (Submitted on January 22, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2008, by Angie Shaffer of Springfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 3,373 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 7, 2008, by Angie Shaffer of Springfield, Illinois. 4. submitted on December 11, 2011, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. 5, 6. submitted on January 10, 2008, by Angie Shaffer of Springfield, Illinois. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.