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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.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1832.
 
Location. 42° 6.403′ N, 89° 10.571′ W. Marker is in Stillman Valley, Illinois, in Ogle County. Memorial 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

Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial image. Click for full size.
June 6, 2018
2. Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial
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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 (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).
 
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2019. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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